oscitant

oscitant \OS-i-tuhnt\ , adjective;
1. Yawning, as with drowsiness; gaping.
2. Drowsy or inattentive.
3. Dull, lazy, or negligent.

Quotes:
In the suite, I asked Miss Stone what was the worst question that reporters would ask her. She gave me an oscitant gaze and said, “They ask me how I got my break.”
— Chris Curtis, The Turning Point


Origin:
Oscitant derives from the Latin oscitare, “to gape or yawn.”
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