Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing sleep: tending to induce sleep; somniferous; soporific.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Causing sleep; somniferous.

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  • adjective Causing sleep; somniferous.

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  • adjective sleep inducing

Etymologies

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Latin somnificus; somnus sleep + facere to make.

Examples

  • Here, weariness and the somnific effects of a generous heat, speedily found him stretched at full length towards the fire, snoring away at a sound rate, the subject of their combined influence.

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