today | current | recent | random ... categories | search ... who ... syndication

The dictified word of the day is : somnolent

Somnolent \Som"no*lent\, a. [F. somnolent, L. somnolentus, from somnus sleep, akin to Gr. ?, Skr. svapna sleep, dream, svap to sleep, Icel. sofa, AS. swefn sleep. Cf. {Hypnotic}, {Somnambulism}, {Soporific}.] Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep. -- {Som"no*lent*ly}, adv. He had no eye for such phenomens, because he had a somnolent want of interest in them. --De Quincey. web1913
somnolent adj : inclined to or marked by drowsiness; "slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a a somnolent effect" [syn: {slumberous}, {slumbery}, {slumbrous}] wn

refers to


Larry Wall : Apocalypse 4 ←  → The random word of the day is : fop