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English definition of “somnolent”

somnolent

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