Swinton avoids wheat because of its somnolent effects on her: “I was sort of falling asleep for the filming,” she says.
Having no leader, it is vague, somnolent, and takes little interest in current events.
As for the man on the lookout, he was notorious for his somnolent powers.
Perhaps the refreshments had worked a somnolent effect on them, or perhaps the great lopsided moon stared them into silence.
For John Endlich it was all like the echo of a somnolent summer of his boyhood.
He had departed in tears, leaving her alone with a somnolent old serving-woman.
But there was no doubt of the somnolent state of the Puritan.
Reggie van Tuyl's usual mode of progress through a restaurant was a somnolent slouch.
Thorpe ate, his eyes half closed, in somnolent satisfaction.
The clock now had a silent hall to tick in, and an audience of four or five somnolent merchants.
somnolent som·no·lent (sŏm'nə-lənt)
Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific.
In a condition of incomplete sleep; semicomatose.