Soporific meaning

sŏp'ə-rĭf'ĭk, sō'pə-
The definition of soporific is something that tends to make you tired or that makes you sleepy or drowsy.

The way you feel after a sleeping pill is an example of something that would be described as a soporific medication.

A speech that makes you drowsy is an example of something that would be described as a soporific presentation.

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Inducing or tending to induce sleep.
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Drowsy.
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A drug or other substance that induces sleep; a hypnotic.
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Causing or tending to cause sleep.
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Of or characterized by sleep or sleepiness.
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Something, as a drug, that causes sleep.
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Inducing or tending to induce sleep.
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Drowsy.
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A drug or other substance that induces sleep; a hypnotic.
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Something inducing sleep, especially a drug.

The doctor prescribed a soporific to help the patient sleep.

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(figuratively) Something boring or dull.
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Tending to induce sleep.

The professor delivered a soporific lecture.

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(figuratively) Boring, dull.
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Origin of soporific