somniferous


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Related to somniferous: puissant, lackadaisical

hypnotic

 [hip-not´ik]
1. causing sleep; called also somniferous.
2. an agent that causes sleep; called also somnifacient.
3. pertaining to or of the nature of hypnosis or hypnotism.

so·po·rif·ic

(sō'pō-rif'ik),
1. Causing sleep. Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous, somnific, soporiferous
2. Synonym(s): hypnotic (2)
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]

somniferous

/som·nif·er·ous/ (som-nif´er-us) hypnotic (1).

somniferous

(sŏm-nĭf′ər-əs) also

somnific

(-nĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Inducing sleep; soporific.

som·nif′er·ous·ly adv.

sop·o·rif·ic

(sop'ŏr-if'ik)
1. Causing sleep.
Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous.
2. An agent that produces sleep.
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]

sop·o·rif·ic

(sop'ŏr-if'ik)
Causing sleep.
Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous.
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]

somniferous (somnif´ərus),

adj inducing or causing sleep.

somniferous

producing sleep.
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Unlike a lot of comics, Green isn't ``on'' during interviews - in fact, he's so laid back and somniferous you could almost say he's ``off.
It is through daily ritual and truth regularly repeated, a ritual rooted in truth, that the somniferous course of natural life is shaken up.
If something is somniferous what does it induce in humans?
The noise and vibrancy of a boisterous home and away support at the Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium - Palestine were roared on by several hundred travelling fans in a crowd of 15,822 - were in stark contrast to the somniferous fare on the pitch.
The microscopic examination of testis of control rabbits (G1) has shown a normal spermatogenesis cells in different phases and a lot of spermatozoa in the somniferous tubules reported in Fig 6.