Probably from or akin to Old English drÅ«sian
- Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
#:I was feeling drowsy and so decided to make myself a cup of coffee to try to wake myself up.
- Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
#:It was a warm, drowsy summer afternoon.
- Dull; stupid.
inclined to drowse (1)
French: somnolent m
disposing to sleep (2)
dull, stupid (3)