soporiferous


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sop·o·rif·er·ous

 (sŏp′ə-rĭf′ər-əs, sō′pə-)
adj.
Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific.

sop′o·rif′er·ous·ly adv.
sop′o·rif′er·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soporiferous - sleep inducing
depressant - capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
2.soporiferous - inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
References in classic literature ?
All this I was told; for, while the operation was performing, I lay in a profound sleep, by the force of that soporiferous medicine infused into my liquor.
Brown's austere unhipness has always appealed to me, despite the soporiferous Linda Ronstadt, despite his "explore the universe" vapors, despite his failure as attorney general to defend his state's electorate in the Proposition 8 case, even despite the Dead Kennedys' "California Uber Alles," in which President Brown unleashes the Terror:
Ephidrosis (local hyperhidrosis): nevus soporiferous.