Somnial
Somnial Som"ni*al, a. [L. somnialis dream bringing, fr. somnium dream, fr. somnus sleep.] Of or pertaining to sleep or dreams. [1913 Webster]

The somnial magic superinduced on, without suspending, the active powers of the mind. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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  • somnial — somnial, ale (so mni al, a l ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui a rapport aux songes.    Hercule somnial, surnom d Hercule, envoyant des songes. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Vaticinations somniales, RABEL. Pant. III, 13. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. somnialis, de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • somnial — ˈsämnēəl adjective Etymology: French, from Late Latin somnialis, from Latin somnium dream + alis al; akin to Latin somnus sleep : of or relating to sleep or dreams vivid recollections of … bizarre somnial experiences H.W.Cushing …   Useful english dictionary

  • somnial — adjective Of or pertaining to sleep or dreams …   Wiktionary

  • somnial — som·ni·al …   English syllables

  • Somniative — Som ni*a*tive, a. Somnial; somniatory. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Somniatory — Som ni*a*to*ry, a. Pertaining to sleep or dreams; somnial. [Obs. or R.] Urquhart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • somniate — somˈniate transitive verb To dream intransitive verb To make drowsy, stupefy • • • Main Entry: ↑somnial …   Useful english dictionary

  • somniative — somˈniative or somˈniatory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑somnial …   Useful english dictionary

  • somniatory — somˈniative or somˈniatory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑somnial …   Useful english dictionary

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