Soporous
Soporose Sop"o*rose`, Soporous Sop"o*rous, a. [From {Sopor}; cf. L. soporus, fr. sopor a heavy sleep; F. soporeux.] Causing sleep; sleepy. [1913 Webster]

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  • soporous — sopˈorōse or sopˈorous adjective Sleepy • • • Main Entry: ↑sopor …   Useful english dictionary

  • soporose, soporous — Relating to or causing an unnaturally deep sleep. [L. sopor, deep sleep] …   Medical dictionary

  • Inactivity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inactivity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inactivity inactivity Sgm: N 1 inaction inaction &c. 681 Sgm: N 1 inertness inertness &c. 172 Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy &c. 606 GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Soporose — Sop o*rose , Soporous Sop o*rous, a. [From {Sopor}; cf. L. soporus, fr. sopor a heavy sleep; F. soporeux.] Causing sleep; sleepy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soporose — /sop euh rohs , soh peuh /, adj. 1. sleepy. 2. Pathol. characterized by abnormal slumber. Also, soporous /sop euhr euhs, soh peuhr /. [1700 10; SOPOR + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sopor — Abnormally deep sleep, an unusually profound sleep, a stupor from which it is difficult to rouse a person. Sopor may be due to a drug. Sopor is Latin for deep sleep. The root is somnus, the Latin for sleep (and the name of the Roman god of… …   Medical dictionary

  • soporific — I. a. Somniferous, somnific, slumberous, soporiferous, narcotic, hypnotic, opiate, soporous. II. n. Narcotic, hypnotic, anaesthetic, opiate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • asleep — adv 1. fast asleep, sound asleep, dead asleep, in or into a deep sleep, in or into a coma. adj 2. sleeping, resting, reposing, slumbering, dozing, drowsing, Inf. snoozing, Sl. logging z s; somnolent, soporose, soporous; dead to the world, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • restful — adj 1. tranquilizing, calming, Med. calmative, sedative, narcotic, opiate; comforting, soothing, relaxing; sleepy, slumberous, slumbering, drowsing, drowsy, oscitant, dozing, dozy, somnolent, soporose, soporous; soporific, hypnotic, somniferous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sleeping — n 1. slumber, repose. See sleep(def. 6). adj 2. asleep, sound asleep, Med. soporose, soporous; resting, reposing, slumbering, dozing, drowsing, Inf. snoozing, somnolent; napping, catnapping; oversleeping, late sleeping. 3. dormant, inactive,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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