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English definition of “somnolent”

somnolent

adjective     /ˈsɒm.nəl.ənt/ US  /ˈsɑːm-/ literary
almost sleeping, or causing sleep: a somnolent summer's afternoon the somnolent villages further northSleep and sleeping somnolence     /-əns/ noun [U]
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