a light coma from which a person can be roused.
- sem·i·com·a·tose [sem-i-kom-uh-tohs, -koh-muh-], /ˌsɛm ɪˈkɒm əˌtoʊs, -ˈkoʊ mə-/, adjective
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How to use semicoma in a sentence
To all appearances Hovan was deeply asleep, sunk in the semi-coma the sleep ray produced.Plague Ship | Andre Norton
Thus it was, against her own will, that Klyda Snowden was shaken from her semi-coma.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories | Albert Payson Terhune
The fact he immediately relapsed once more into semi-coma did not discourage the other Medic.Plague Ship | Andre Norton
There was a peculiar exotic feel to it which kept the senses in a state of semi-coma yet alive to the slightest change.Stubble | George Looms