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See definition of soporiferous on Dictionary.com
  • as innarcotic
  • as insleep-inducing

synonyms for soporiferous

  • calming
  • analgesic
  • anesthetic
  • deadening
  • hypnotic
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • soporific
  • numbing
  • somnifacient
  • somnific
  • somnolent
  • somnorific
  • stupefacient
  • stupefactive
  • stupefying

antonyms for soporiferous

MOST RELEVANT
  • exciting
  • stimulating
  • waking
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How to use soporiferous in a sentence

One of these, Erdaviraph, a young but holy prelate, received from the hands of his brethren three cups of soporiferous wine.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
As we did not speak above a whisper, a very soporiferous proceeding, I was not surprised that both Toby and William fell asleep.
JAMES BRAITHWAITE, THE SUPERCARGOW.H.G. KINGSTON
Happily, however, that soporiferous monotony is beginning to get obsolete.
THE WANDERER (VOLUME 3 OF 5)FANNY BURNEY
If I rouse not now, I must have more soporiferous qualities than the Sleepers!
THE WANDERER (VOLUME 3 OF 5)FANNY BURNEY
At last the soporiferous fume of the wine lulled him into a gentle repose.
VOLTAIRE'S ROMANCESFRANOIS-MARIE AROUET
The English, on the return of the herald, went to sleep, for the presence of the herald always had a soporiferous influence.
THE COMIC HISTORY OF ENGLANDGILBERT ABBOTT A'BECKETT
The right Fin hath a soporiferous quality to make one sleep, if it be put under ones head.
CURIOUS CREATURES IN ZOOLOGYJOHN ASHTON
The garden is also enriched by the cucumber, the soporiferous poppy, and the daffodil, and the acanthus.
LONDONWALTER BESANT
At last the soporiferous fumes of the wine lulled him into a gentle repose.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE STORIESEDITED BY JULIAN HAWTHORNE
These may be called the properties of a verb; and like those of opium, they are soporiferous properties.
THE COMIC ENGLISH GRAMMARPERCIVAL LEIGH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOPORIFEROUS

  • analgesic
  • anesthetic
  • calming
  • deadening
  • hypnotic
  • numbing
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • somnifacient
  • somnific
  • somnolent
  • somnorific
  • soporiferous
  • soporific
  • stupefacient
  • stupefactive
  • stupefying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.