English to Afrikaans Meaning :: soporific

Soporific :
slaapmiddel
- slaapmiddelsoporifics
 

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Noun(1) a drug that induces sleep
Adjective(1) sleep inducing(2) inducing mental lethargy

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(1) As regards the insomnia I've had lately, I can heartily recommend Somnus, a soporific combination of Lettuce extract and Valerian.(2) Prayer was always something of a soporific for her; she prayed at night in bed but was usually asleep long before she said ÔÇÿAmen.ÔÇÖ(3) In our sleepy little town where things moved with the soporific gait of undersea vegetation, high fashion made its startling appearance all of a sudden!(4) Inactivity is soporific while exercise revives a sleepy brain.(5) The options menu spared me the torment of the looped piano soporific that they have passed off as background music.(6) Black Nielson overshadowed them, with drowsy, soporific vocals, and unexpected twists and turns within each song.(7) Or that certain rock records (hello, late seventies?) aren't among the most soporific music ever devised.(8) In February, a radio reading of Ulysses began with 20 45-minute, perplexing, soporific episodes running through to June.(9) I become overwhelmed by waves of ÔÇÿcouldn't care less-nessÔÇÖ every time I hear their soporific goo.(10) My nerves, still shredded from the bruising motorway journey North, gradually soothed as I lay back in the warm, soporific waters of the outdoor whirlpool, staring at the inky black night sky.(11) But when she read and when she lectured, it sounded like some soporific narration from the Discovery Channel.(12) It was used not just for their edification, but also - at least until not too long ago - as a soporific .(13) Those intrusions of the world outside awaken me from my soporific slumber, as I dwell in drowsy numbness, as though of hemlock I have drunk.(14) I certainly wouldn't read books if they were boring, irrelevant and soporific - which is how most high school kids regard the classics of world literature.(15) Perelman's slow, reverent approach to the material borders on the soporific at times and perhaps a more experienced director might have been able to find the light and shade in the story.(16) The soporific sound of creaking pine is usually enjoyed naked, with a chilled bottle of beer in one hand and, for authenticity, a leafy birch whisk in the other.
Related Words
(1) give a soporific ::
gee 'n slaapmiddel
Synonyms
Adjective
1. sleep-inducing ::
slaap-induserende
2. boring ::
vervelig
3. somniferous ::
slaapverwekkend
4. narcotic ::
narkotiese
Noun
5. sleeping pill ::
slaappil
6. hypnotic ::
hipnotiese
Antonyms
1. stimulant ::
stimulant
Different Forms
soporific, soporifics
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