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Somniferous

Meaning: Tending to produce sleep

Jun 17, 2016 14:46 IST
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Meaning: Tending to produce sleep

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After lunch,  it was a somniferous afternoon for the people at home.

Pronunciation: som-nif-er-uh s

Usage/Example: 1. Ms. Schwend's play “The Other Thing,” at Second Stage uptown last year, turned thrilling after a somniferous first half (source: New York Times)

2. I heard what R. Murray Schafer calls a "somniferous garden of sound."  (Source: KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest)

3. Then a gong was gently but continuously struck, sending somniferous reverberations through the air.  (Source: NY Blueprint)

Synonyms and Antonyms: Somniferous

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