Os"ci*tant (?), a. [L. oscitans, -antis, p. pr. of oscitare: cf. F. oscitant.]

1.

Yawning; gaping.

2.

Sleepy; drowsy; dull; sluggish; careless.

He must not be oscitant, but intent on his charge. Barrow.

 

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