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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sleepy)
a. somnoliento
Where did your brother go? - He was feeling kind of drowsy, so he decided to go take a nap.¿Adónde fue tu hermano? - Estaba algo somnoliento, y decidió ir a echarse una siesta.
b. soñoliento
You look drowsy today. Did you not sleep a lot last night?Te veo soñoliento hoy. ¿No dormiste mucho anoche?
c. adormilado
Around two or three o'clock, some people get drowsy and need another coffee.A eso de las dos o tres, algunas personas se sienten adormiladas y necesitan tomar otro café.
2. (lazy)
a. soporífero
Ben was lying in his hammock one drowsy afternoon, when he suddenly had a brilliant inspiration.Ben estaba acostado en su hamaca una tarde soporífera, cuando de repente tuvo una idea genial.
b. somnoliento
Nothing relieves my stress better than spending a slow, drowsy day at the beach.Nada alivia mejor mi estrés que pasar un día lento y somnoliento en la playa.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. somnoliento(a), soñoliento(a)
2. (afternoon)
a. soporífero(a)
to be drowsyestar somnoliento(a)
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drowsy [ˈdraʊzɪ]
drowsier (comparative)drowsiest (superlative)
1 (sleepy) [+person] adormilado; soñoliento; somnoliento (formal); [+smile, look, voice] soñoliento; somnoliento (formal)
"who?" he asked in a drowsy voice —¿quién? —preguntó con voz soñoliento or con voz de sueño
a drowsy voice replied that ...
to be or feel drowsy [+person] tener sueño or modorra; estar soñoliento or adormilado; (because of medication) tener somnolencia
to become or grow drowsy quedarse adormilado
because of the sun, boredom, alcohol because of medication
she grew drowsy and was put to bed se quedaba adormilada y la acostaron; se estaba quedando dormida y la acostaron; I became pleasantly drowsy me empezó a entrar un sueñecito agradable
after a couple of hours in the sun we were growing drowsy
these tablets will make you drowsy estas pastillas le producirán somnolencia
The police advise drivers who feel drowsy to wind down their windows to wake up he felt drowsy after taking his hay fever tablets after sitting in the sun for a while she felt very drowsy he felt drowsy, and decided to go to bed
2 (soporific) [+afternoon, atmosphere] soporífero; [+countryside] apacible
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