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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Probably from Old English drusian 'to be lazily slow'

drowsy

adjective
     
drow‧sy
1 tired and almost asleep [= sleepy]:
The drug can make you drowsy.
2 so peaceful that you feel relaxed and almost asleep [= sleepy]:
a drowsy summer afternoon
drowsily adverb
drowsiness noun [uncountable]

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