WORD OF THE DAY
somnolent (SOM-nuh-luhnt) adjective1. Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep.2. Tending to cause sleepiness or drowsiness.[From Latin somnolentus, from somnus, "sleep." A related word is insomnia (in-, "not" + somnus).] Use: "Meanwhile, many a somnolent local authority has been stirred into action by Davidson's blunt approach."--John Lucas. "Memorials are made of these on the eve of Remembrance Sunday." Daily Telegraph: November 7, 1998.