Definition of drowsiness in English:


Line breaks: drow¦si|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈdraʊzɪnəs


[mass noun]
A feeling of being sleepy and lethargic; sleepiness: this drug can cause drowsiness
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  • The struggle against drowsiness and fatigue is the struggle for meaning.
  • The authors further justify the use of butterbur because it does not produce the drowsiness and fatigue typical of antihistamines.
  • At the stage of lethargy and drowsiness, cerebral function is affected and the person may not be able to think well enough to make an escape effort.

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