Doltish vs Drowsy - What's the difference?

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Doltish is a related term of drowsy.


As adjectives the difference between doltish and drowsy

is that doltish is like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid while drowsy is inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.

doltish

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid.
  • * (Herman Melville), Moby-Dick
  • Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends' glarings is a doltish stare!

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * doltishness

    drowsy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
  • I was feeling drowsy and so decided to make a cup of coffee to try to wake myself up.
  • Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
  • It was a warm, drowsy summer afternoon.
  • Dull; stupid.
  • Derived terms

    * drowsiness