Synonyms for soporiferous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : sop-uh-rif-er-uh s, soh-puh-
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsɒp əˈrɪf ər əs, ˌsoʊ pə-

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Définition of soporiferous

  • As in narcotic : adj dulling, painkilling
  • As in sleep-inducing : adj putting to sleep
Example sentences :
  • Happily, however, that soporiferous monotony is beginning to get obsolete.
  • Extract from : « The Wanderer (Volume 3 of 5) » by Fanny Burney
  • These may be called the properties of a verb; and like those of opium, they are soporiferous properties.
  • Extract from : « The Comic English Grammar » by Percival Leigh
  • The garden is also enriched by the cucumber, the soporiferous poppy, and the daffodil, and the acanthus.
  • Extract from : « London » by Walter Besant
  • At last the soporiferous fumes of the wine lulled him into a gentle repose.
  • Extract from : « Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories » by Edited by Julian Hawthorne
  • The English, on the return of the herald, went to sleep, for the presence of the herald always had a soporiferous influence.
  • Extract from : « The Comic History Of England » by Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett
  • The right Fin hath a soporiferous quality to make one sleep, if it be put under ones head.
  • Extract from : « Curious Creatures in Zoology » by John Ashton
  • One of these, Erdaviraph, a young but holy prelate, received from the hands of his brethren three cups of soporiferous wine.
  • Extract from : « The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire » by Edward Gibbon
  • At last the soporiferous fume of the wine lulled him into a gentle repose.
  • Extract from : « Voltaire's Romances » by Franois-Marie Arouet

Antonyms for soporiferous

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