SOMNOLENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of somnolent
Definition:
a. half asleep; inclined to drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
Example:
The heavy meal and the overheated room made us all somnolent and indifferent to the speaker.
Sentence in Classic:
The droning voice of the professor continued to wind itself slowly round and round the coils it spoke of, doubling, trebling, quadrupling its somnolent energy as the coil multiplied its ohms of resistance.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The pronunciation of a few words, the name, no doubt, which her husband had whispèred in her ear, had sufficed to rouse this huge, somnolent woman, and from being repulsive she became terrible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Clym stepped before her into the passage, and Eustacia waited, her somnolent manner covering her inner heat and agitation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
In an instant, the somnolence had fled from the lounging throng and something electric went snapping through the air.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The porter watched them take their departure as he had watched their arrival, in terrified somnolence.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
They were activities which, beside those of a town, a village, or even a farm, would have appeared as the ferment of stagnation merely, a creeping of the flesh of somnolence.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context