Inclined to drowse heavy with sleepiness tired dozy
- showing insufficient interest or boredom
- Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
- Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
- Dull; stupid.
1520s, most likely finally from Old English drusan, drusian "sink," additionally "become languid, sluggish, or sedentary" (related to dreosan "to fall"), from Proto-Germanic *drus- (see dreary). But there is however no record from it in center English. Associated: Drowsily; drowsiness.
(superl.) Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
- (superl.) Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
- (superl.) Dull; stupid.
The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.