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[os-i-tuh nt] /ˈɒs ɪ tənt/

yawning, as with drowsiness; gaping.
drowsy or inattentive.
dull, lazy, or negligent.

“yawning,” from Latin oscitans “listless, sluggish, lazy,” present participle of oscitare “to gape, yawn,” from os citare “to move the mouth” (see oral and cite).


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