A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (sleepiness)
a. drowsiness
Bebe este café. Hará que se te vaya la modorra.Drink this coffee. It will make your drowsiness go away.
2. (veterinary)
a. staggers
Cinco ovejas del rebaño tienen modorra.Five sheep in the herd suffer from staggers.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. drowsiness
tener modorrato be o feel sleepy
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1 (sueño) drowsiness
al frenesí y desatino de la crisis, suceden largos períodos de calma, embrutecimiento y modorra no parece que Europa esté decidida a superar su vieja modorra
me entró la modorra I began to feel drowsy; sacudirse la modorra to rouse o.s.
2 (Vet) staggers
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