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slumbery

[sluhm-buh-ree]
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adjective Archaic.
  1. slumberous.
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Origin of slumbery

1350–1400; Middle English slombry, slomry; see slumber, -y1
Related formsun·slum·ber·y, adjective
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Related Words

slow, out, quiet, sleeping, yawning, asleep, blah, comatose, dopey, drowsy, heavy, hypnotic, inactive, lethargic, listless, sluggish, slumberous, somnolent, soporific, torpid

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Historical Examples

  • I awoke to the 'slumbery agitation' of today's evil chances.

    A Dream of Empire

    William Henry Venable

  • So the passage down the full and slumbery Fal seemed nearly a soundless thing.

    Tell England

    Ernest Raymond