Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wednesday Word: Soporific

soporificadjectivesoporific drugssleep-inducingsedativesomnolent,calmativetranquilizingnarcoticopiatedrowsy,sleepysomniferousMedicine hypnotic. ANTONYMSinvigorating.a soporific TV dramaboringtedioustireddreary,turgiddrymind-numbing.nounshe was given a soporificsleeping pillsedative,calmativetranquilizernarcoticopiateMedicinehypnotic. ANTONYMS stimulant.
Soporific is not exactly an obscure word, but not one that gets thrown around in everyday conversation either. More the pity.

2 comments:

  1. Hmm. Yeah, I'm not sure I've ever used it.

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    1. Me neither. I rhymes with sophomoric though.

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