The definition of comatose is when a person or animal is unconscious.
An example of comatose is when someone is unconscious after a sharp blow to the head.
- of, like, or in a coma or stupor
- as if in a coma; lethargic; torpid
Origin of comatosesee coma and -ose
- Of, relating to, or affected with coma; unconscious.
- Marked by lethargy; torpid.
Origin of comatoseGreek kōma kōmat- deep sleep -ose 1
(comparative more comatose, superlative most comatose)