Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: drowsiness
IPA transcription: [dɹ'aʊzinəs]
Pronunciations of drowsiness
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sleepiness, drowsiness, somnolence
    Meaning: a very sleepy state; "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"
Usage examples
  • "Did you speak to Roscoe?" she yawned, rising lopsidedly in her drowsiness.
  • He is now lying outstretched in midday drowsiness, enjoying the great peace that rests on the lake.
  • "Then Bacchus (for it was indeed he), as if shaking off his drowsiness, exclaimed, 'What are you doing with me?
  • The hypnotic state is a condition of mind that extends from a comparatively wakeful state, with slight drowsiness, to complete somnambulism, no two subjects, as a rule, ever presenting the same characteristics.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Siesta, License CC BY-SA 4.0