Slumbery
Slumbery \Slum"ber*y\, a. Sleepy. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • slumbery — adjective inclined to or marked by drowsiness slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes slumbery is archaic the sound had a somnolent effect • Syn: ↑slumberous, ↑slumbrous, ↑somnolent • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slumbery — adjective Date: 14th century archaic slumberous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slumbery — /slum beuh ree/, adj. Archaic. slumberous. [1350 1400; ME slombry, slomry; see SLUMBER, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • slumbery — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Ready for or needing sleep: dozy, drowsy, nodding, sleepy, slumberous, somnolent, soporific. See AWARENESS …   English dictionary for students

  • slumbery — slum·bery …   English syllables

  • slumberous — adjective 1. quiet and tranquil a slumberous June morning • Syn: ↑slumbrous • Similar to: ↑restful, ↑reposeful, ↑relaxing • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slumbrous — adjective 1. quiet and tranquil a slumberous June morning • Syn: ↑slumberous • Similar to: ↑restful, ↑reposeful, ↑relaxing • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • anesthetized — Synonyms and related words: affectless, arctic, asleep, autistic, benumbed, blunt, cataleptic, catatonic, chill, chilly, cold, cold as charity, cold blooded, coldhearted, comatose, cool, dead, deadened, dispassionate, doped, dozy, dreamy, drowsy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • comatose — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, aloof, anesthetic, anesthetized, apathetic, asleep, benumbed, blah, blase, cataleptic, catatonic, cold, dead, dead asleep, deep asleep, desensitized, detached, disinterested, doped, dopey, dormant …   Moby Thesaurus

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