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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Middle French somnolence, from Late Latin somnolentia, derived from Latin somnus (sleep), from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos (sleep, slumber).

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somnolence (usually uncountable, plural somnolences)

  1. a state of drowsiness or sleepiness

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Late Latin somnolentia, derived from Latin somnus (sleep), from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos (sleep, slumber).

NounEdit

somnolence f (plural somnolences)

  1. sleepiness
    • 1912, Pierre Loti, Un pèlerin d'Angkor
      Et puis, surtout, midi approche, avec sa lassitude, avec son invincible somnolence.

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