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comatose

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co·ma·tose  (km-ts, km-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affected with coma; unconscious.
2. Marked by lethargy; torpid.

[Greek kma, kmat-, deep sleep + -ose.]

coma·tosely adv.

comatose (ˈkəʊməˌtəʊs; -ˌtəʊz)
adj
1. (Pathology) in a state of coma
2. torpid; lethargic
ˈcomaˌtosely adv
com•a•tose (ˈkɒm əˌtoʊs, ˈkoʊ mə-)

adj.
1. affected with or characterized by coma.
2. lacking vitality or alertness; torpid.
[1745–55; < Greek komat-, s. of kôma coma1 + -ose1]
com′a•tose`ly, adv.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.comatose - relating to or associated with a coma; "comatose breathing"; "comatose state"
2.comatose - in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli; "a comatose patient"
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"

comatose
adjective
1. unconscious, in a coma, out cold, insensible, insensate The right side of my brain had been so severely bruised that I was comatose for a month.
2. inert, stupefied, out cold, somnolent, torpid, insensible, dead to the world (informal), drugged Granpa lies comatose on the sofa.
Translations
comatose [ˈkəʊmətəʊs] ADJcomatoso
comatose [ˈkəʊmətəʊz ˈkəʊmətəʊs] adj
(= in a coma) → comateux/euse
(= asleep) → comateux/euse
comatose
adjkomatös
comatose [ˈkəʊməˌtəʊs] adjcomatoso/a

co·ma·tose
a.  comatoso-a; in a ___ state → en estado de coma.


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And I might well have died there, for Nelson and the others, deeming me merely "sleeping off my drunk," had let me lie there in a comatose condition for seventeen hours.
At the time of their arrival her ladyship's condition was comatose, her breathing being highly stertorous.
Then Mrs Bangham, long popular medium of communication with the outer world, began to be infirm, and to be found oftener than usual comatose on pavements, with her basket of purchases spilt, and the change of her clients ninepence short.
 
 
 
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