I think this semi-somnolent attitude is not always the mere attitude of repose.
Some of the time, indeed, I was in a semi-somnolent state, caused by weakness.
Reason regained that supreme control which the semi-somnolent state had taken away.
At the edge of the clearing a solitary Maori sentry, a man armed with a revolver, sat, keeping a semi-somnolent guard.
They roused themselves from their semi-somnolent condition and sat up to receive him, with glances of mute enquiry in their eyes.
By degrees my semi-somnolent faculties reasserted themselves and I remembered where I was.
Now and again an empty cab returning to its stable, with weary horse and semi-somnolent coachman, crawled through the street.
So he lapsed into a state of indecision,—a state resembling apathy, a half-dazed condition, a semi-somnolent waiting for events.
I was mistaken in this, however, and no doubt my semi-somnolent condition tended to increase its awfulness.
somnolent som·no·lent (sŏm'nə-lənt)
Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific.
In a condition of incomplete sleep; semicomatose.