ETYM French narcotique, Greek, from narke numbness, torpor.
1. Inducing mental lethargy; SYN. soporiferous, soporific.
2. Inducing stupor or narcosis; SYN. narcotizing.
3. Of or relating to or designating narcotics.
Sinonimi: sleepy-eyed | sleepyheaded
Ready to fall asleep; SYN. sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded.
ETYM Latin somnifer; somnus sleep + ferre to bring.
Causing or inducing sleep; soporific; bearing sleep.
ETYM French somnolent, Latin somnolentus, from somnus sleep, akin to Greek hypnos, Skr. svapna sleep, dream, svap to sleep, Icel. sofa, as. swefn sleep. Related to Hypnotic, Somnambulism, Soporific.
Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep.
Sleepy; causing, or resembling, sleep.
ETYM Latin sopor a heavy sleep (akin to somnus sleep) + facere to make. Related to Somnolent, Fact.
Tending to produce sleep.
Sleep inducing; SYN. soporiferous, somniferous, somnific.