Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sleepiness; disposition to sleep; lassitude.
  • noun Sluggishness; sloth; laziness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun State of being drowsy.

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  • noun State of being drowsy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a very sleepy state

Etymologies

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drowsy + -ness

Examples

  • Only likely problem is drowsiness, which is indeed happening.

    Science; Law & Tech

  • For Samoa, his drowsiness was the drowsiness of one beat on sleep, come dreams or death.

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2)

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    Signs of the Times

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    innovations-report

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    Medindia Health News

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    Medindia Health News

  • Lead author Fabio Cirignotta, M.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bologna in Italy, said that the only effective countermeasure to drowsiness is to stop driving immediately, pull over to a safe place and nap for 10 to15 minutes.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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  • Hey Wordies, what's up?

    November 21, 2008

  • My work-avoidance strategies are being thwarted this week, but I'm hoping to think up a counter-tactic before long.

    November 21, 2008

  • Ditto, yarb. Do we have the same job?

    November 21, 2008