drowsiness


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Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.
Moreover, the experience of treachery seemed to spread a hopeless drowsiness over my thoughts and senses.
He counteracted the tendency to drowsiness and stupor which cold produces by keeping himself in constant exercise; and seeing that the vessel was advancing, and that everything depended upon himself, he set to work to scull the boat clear of the bar, and into quiet water.
Only once, however, was she overcome by actual drowsiness.
Dorchester is a delightfully peaceful old place, nestling in stillness and silence and drowsiness.
She tried to weary herself into drowsiness by counting over and over again the bunches of roses that were visible from her point of view.
Thinking begets, not only thought, but drowsiness occasionally, and the more the locksmith thought, the more sleepy he became.
Nor did the striking of the clocks, hour after hour, appear to inspire him with any sense of drowsiness or any natural desire to go to rest, but rather to increase his wakefulness, which he showed, at every such indication of the progress of the night, by a suppressed cackling in his throat, and a motion of his shoulders, like one who laughs heartily but the same time slyly and by stealth.
Grantly laid the paper down on the table and looked at Chris, who had already become the centre of all eyes, and who was yawning as from an overpowering drowsiness.
Drowsiness played a factor in about nine-and-a-half percent of 700 studied crashes, much higher than the one or two percent of crashes that the government cites.
But can cause drowsiness, muscle weakness and depression.
Panasonic Corporation, a technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region, has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness prior to driving.