- soporific (adj.)
- "tending to produce sleep," 1680s, from French soporifique (17c.), formed in French from Latin sopor (genitive soporis) "deep sleep" (see sopor). As a noun from 1722. Earlier as an adjective was soporiferous (1580s as "characterized by excessive sleep," c. 1600 as "soporific").
- 1. the soporific effect of the sun
- 2. I dozed off during the soporific music.
- 3. The warmth of the room and the monotony of the speaker's voice grew soporific.
- 4. After trudging for some distance, his slow steady steps acted as a soporific.
- 及至走出来一些路,脚步是那么平匀, 缓慢,他渐渐的仿佛困倦起来.
来自汉英文学 - 骆驼祥子
- 5. I often have to take soporific before I go to bed.
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