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  • adj. superlative form of drowsy: most drowsy.


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  • Weblog Dumb Little Man suggests several tips for staying awake during the drowsiest of times.

    Monday, January 28, 2008 | Lifehacker Australia

  • A man who thinks much about success must be the drowsiest sentimentalist; for he must be always looking back.

    G.K. Speaks - Wanted, An Unpractical Man

  • The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.

    Humor for a Sister’s Heart

  • She felt passionately grateful to him for having singled her out from among so many; and, when her feelings were drowsiest, would rehearse to herself the several ways in which she might repay him: they ranged from airing his house-jacket to tidying his writing-table, and even, in moments of ecstasy, soared to copying his manuscripts.

    Two Tales of Old Strasbourg

  • Nay, so drowsy an influence pervades the place, that even those who watch by day may generally be seen nodding on the stone benches of the barbican, or sleeping under the neighboring trees, so that in fact it is the drowsiest military post in all Christendom.

    The Alhambra

  • The six young guards, none of whom had even seen or heard a shot fired in anger, were at their drowsiest and expecting nothing but their midnight reliefs.


  • Anybody who possesses an alarm clock with an external gong, an electric bell, and a battery, may easily make them combine to get the drowsiest of mortals out of bed on the chilliest of winter mornings.

    Things To Make

  • It was the drowsiest of murmurs, but few things have been so welcome to me in all my life.

    The Firefly of France

  • Patzcuaro is one of the laziest, drowsiest, most delightful pimples on the earth to be found in a long search.

    Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras — Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond

  • In me, who had known her for but a little while, she awakened my deepest and drowsiest ambition, the desire to express in pictures the light and the shade of the London I knew.

    The Best Short Stories of 1917 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story


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