Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sedative or hypnotic drug, especially a barbiturate, in the form of a pill or capsule used to relieve insomnia.

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  • n. A pill or tablet having a soporific effect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)

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Examples

  • It sounded like Bobby, but I'd taken a sleeping pill and I was pretty groggy.

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