Translation of drowsy in Spanish:


somnoliento, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdraʊzi/

See Spanish definition of somnoliento

adjective drowsier, drowsiest

  • 1

    (person/look) somnoliento
    (person/look) adormilado
    he was growing drowsy se estaba amodorrando / adormilando
    • wine makes me drowsy el vino me da sueño / me amodorra
    • I may have gone if not for him calling me when I was still drowsy and half asleep.
    • Valia got up, still drowsy and half asleep with her hand on her hip.
    • She has to take powerful drugs to control the pain and the inflammation, which often make her drowsy and sleepy.
    • Since drowsiness is the brain's last step before falling asleep, driving while drowsy can - and often does - lead to disaster.
    • It hissed, and he felt drowsy and sleepy instantly.
    • I cried for a while, but I got drowsy and fell asleep there.
    • Watching television or listening to music or a book on audiotape until becoming drowsy promotes falling asleep naturally.
    • I find myself drawn to the moon, completing the smallest of rituals in the dead of night, only to be sleepy and drowsy for the rest of the day.
    • As the bridegroom was late in coming, they all became drowsy, and fell asleep.
    • I went towards the bench since I felt so drowsy and I fell asleep without even knowing it.
    • If anybody plays with my hair even for the shortest time, I will feel sleepy and drowsy.
    • However, these symptoms may be absent and children may simply become feverish, drowsy and listless.
    • Here I am, at the end of the day, pleasantly tired and drowsy, ready for a good night's sleep.
    • Next Friday is Bastille Day, but even that famous celebration is unlikely to jolt sleepy Montpellier out of its drowsy charm.
    • Besides feeling drowsy and exhausted the next day, people with sleep apnea face high blood pressure and risk heart attacks and stroke.
    • As I walked down the hallway, my legs felt heavy, my mind drowsy.
    • William sounded drowsy and tired when he answered the phone.
    • I was still drowsy from whatever the drug he gave me contained.
    • Eight hours later an exhausted, drowsy, battered Adam sat slumped on a bench near the door leading on to the terrace.
    • Suddenly immensely tired and drowsy, I moved my feet and barely made it back to the couch before I fell.
  • 2

    (peaceful, inactive)
    (atmosphere/afternoon) somnoliento
    (atmosphere/afternoon) perezoso
    • And today, as evidenced by the drowsy street outside, was the day of rest.
    • Everything feels so warm and lovely, very much different from the drowsy atmosphere of the sea over at our place.
    • Jem and Scout lived in Maycomb, Alabama, a drowsy, isolated town where everyone knew everyone.
    • The surrounding villages were dark and drowsy.
    • Pip spends the morning with Mr. Pumblechook at his drowsy seed-shop on the equally unexciting commercial street of town.
    • Flowers explode with color, tree trunks pulse with thick veins of sap, stones appear almost like living cells in the drowsy heat of the mid-afternoon sun.
    • The drowsy warmth of my room was beginning to take it's toll on me and I was soon sprawled on my bed asleep.