somniferous

adjective
som·​nif·​er·​ous | \ säm-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs \

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Synonyms

drowsy, hypnotic, narcotic, opiate, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent, soporific

Antonyms

stimulant

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Examples of somniferous in a Sentence

a somniferous enumeration of details that I could have done without

First Known Use of somniferous

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for somniferous

Latin somnifer somniferous, from somnus + -fer -ferous

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The first known use of somniferous was in 1602

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somniferous

adjective
som·​nif·​er·​ous | \ säm-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs \

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