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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMA

It was the end; coma was coming; the mind was departing with the breath.

It was not long before they were reduced to a coma of hunger.

They sprinkled him with ginger, but it took a long time before he woke from his coma.

In a condition almost of coma, he had no measure or count of the hours that passed.

It was the coma of my whole being, as if a thunderbolt had struck me.

It's more of a coma, something like the hibernation of a bear or a possum.

I am glad to have been aroused by so sympathetic a spirit from the coma of thirty years.

Suffering Cicero, has that inventive brain of yours gone into a coma!

You are getting a condition of coma and that's the last thing you want.

When I came out of coma Marla was standing at my bedside, smiling down at me.

WORD ORIGIN

state of prolonged unconsciousness, 1640s, from Latinized form of Greek koma (genitive komatos) "deep sleep," of uncertain origin.

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