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 (sō′pər, -pôr′)
A deep, lethargic, or unnatural sleep.

[Latin; see swep- in Indo-European roots.]


(Pathology) an abnormally deep sleep; stupor
[C17: from Latin: a deep sleep, death; related to somnus sleep]


(ˈsoʊ pər)

a deep, unnatural sleep; lethargy.
[1650–60; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sopor - a torpid state resembling deep sleep
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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Sin embargo, un acontecimiento inexplicable la hace salir del sopor o letargo en el que vivia de espaldas a su identidad etnica.
But if Afzal a" who is from Sopor in the Kashmir a" is hanged, there could be serious repercussions in the Valley.
Studies of readability of corporate financial reports show that annual reports have become less readable (Pashalian & Crissy, 1950; Sopor & Dolphin, 1964; Smith & Smith, 1971; Barnett & Loeffler, 1979).