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Adjective, Noun


Soporifica. [L. sopor a heavy sleep (akin to somnus sleep) + facere to make. See Somnolent, Fact.].
     Causing sleep; tending to cause sleep; soporiferous; as, the soporific virtues of opium.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Somniferous; narcotic; opiate; anodyne.
     A medicine, drug, plant, or other agent that has the quality of inducing sleep; a narcotic.  [1913 Webster]


Soporific, adj. & n.
--adj. tending to produce sleep.
--n. a soporific drug or influence.

soporiferous adj. soporifically adv.
L sopor sleep + -FIC



Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Laodicean, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Olympian, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, aloof, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetized, anodyne, apathetic, barb, barbiturate, barbiturate pill, benumbed, black stuff, blah, blase, blue, blue angel, blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, calmant, calmative, calming, cataleptic, chloral hydrate, codeine, codeine cough syrup, comatose, deadening, depressant, depressor, desensitized, detached, disinterested, dolly, doped, downer, dozy, dreamy, drowsy, drugged, drugged with sleep, dull, goofball, half asleep, hard stuff, heartless, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, hebetudinous, heroin, hop, hopeless, horse, hypnotic, in a stupor, indifferent, insouciant, junk, knockout drops, languid, laudanum, lethargic, liquor, listless, lotus, lullaby, mandrake, meperidine, methadone, morphia, morphine, napping, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotic, narcotized, narcous, nightcap, nodding, nonchalant, numb, numbed, numbing, opiate, opium, oscitant, out of it, pacifier, pain killer, paregoric, passive, pen yan, phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium, phlegmatic, pluckless, poppy, purple heart, quietener, quietening, rainbow, red, resigned, scag, secobarbital sodium, sedated, sedative, shit, slack, sleep-bringer, sleep-causing, sleep-compelling, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-inducer, sleep-inducing, sleep-inviting, sleep-producer, sleep-provoking, sleep-swollen, sleeper, sleepful, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleepy, sluggish, slumberous, slumbery, smack, snoozy, sodium thiopental, somnifacient, somniferous, somnolent, soother, soothing, soothing syrup, spiritless, spunkless, stoic, stretchy, stupefied, stuporose, stuporous, supine, tar, torpid, tranquilizer, tranquilizing, turps, uncaring, unconcerned, uninterested, white stuff, withdrawn, yawning, yawny, yellow, yellow jacket




N inactivity, inaction, inertness, obstinacy, lull, quiescence, rust, rustiness, idleness, remissness, sloth, indolence, indiligence, dawdling, ergophobia, otiosity, dullness, languor, segnity, segnitude, lentor, sluggishness, procrastination, torpor, torpidity, torpescence, stupor, somnolence, drowsiness, nodding, oscitation, oscitancy, pandiculation, hypnotism, lethargy, statuvolence heaviness, heavy eyelids, sleep, slumber, sound sleep, heavy sleep, balmy sleep, Morpheus, Somnus, coma, trance, ecstasis, dream, hibernation, nap, doze, snooze, siesta, wink of sleep, forty winks, snore, hypnology, dull work, pottering, relaxation, Castle of Indolence, lullaby, sedative, tranquilizer, hypnotic, sleeping pill, relaxant, anaesthetic, general anaesthetic, torpedo, idler, drone, droil, dawdle, mopus, do- little faineant, dummy, sleeping partner, afternoon farmer, truant, bummer, loafer, goldbrick, goldbicker, lounger, lazzarone, lubber, lubbard, slow coach (slow, ), opium eater, lotus eater, slug, lag, sluggard, slugabed, slumberer, dormouse, marmot, waiter on Providence, fruges consumere natus, inactive, motionless, unoccupied, unbusied, indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, lusk, remiss, slack, inert, torpid, sluggish, otiose, languid, supine, heavy, dull, leaden, lumpish, exanimate, soulless, listless, drony, dronish, lazy as Ludlam's dog, dilatory, laggard, lagging, slow, rusty, flagging, lackadaisical, maudlin, fiddle-faddle, pottering, shilly-shally, sleeping asleep, fast asleep, dead asleep, sound asleep, in a sound sleep, sound as a top, dormant, comatose, in the arms of Morpheus, in the lap of Morpheus, sleepy, sleepful, dozy, drowsy, somnolent, torpescent, lethargic, lethargical, somnifacient, statuvolent, statuvolic, heavy, heavy with sleep, napping, somnific, somniferous, soporous, soporific, soporiferous, hypnotic, balmy, dreamy, unawakened, unawakened, sedative, inactively, at leisure, the eyes begin to draw straws, bankrupt of life yet prodigal of ease, better 50 years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay, idly busy rolls their world away, the mystery of folded sleep, the timely dew of sleep, thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep, tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep.


N weariness, defatigation, lassitude, drowsiness, disgust, nausea, loathing, sickness, satiety, taedium vitae, boredom, ennui, wearisomeness, tediousness, dull work, tedium, monotony, twice-told tale, bore, buttonholer, proser, wet blanket, pill, stiff, heavy hours, the enemy (time), wearying, wearing, wearisome, tiresome, irksome, uninteresting, stupid, bald, devoid of interest, dry, monotonous, dull, arid, tedious, humdrum, mortal, flat, prosy, prosing, slow, soporific, somniferous, disgusting, unenjoyed, weary, tired, drowsy, uninterested, flagging, used up, worn out, blase, life-weary, weary of life, sick of, wearily, usque ad nauseam, time hanging heavily on one's hands, toujours perdrix, crambe repetita.

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