[ som-nuh-fey-shuhnt ]
/ ˌsɒm nəˈfeɪ ʃənt /
Save This Word!
causing or inducing sleep.
a drug or other agent that induces or tends to induce sleep.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?
Words nearby somnifacient
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for somnifacient
The consciousness of having relieved the necessities of others is probably the best appetizer and somnifacient that we have.Religion And Health|James J. Walsh
Medical definitions for somnifacient
[ sŏm′nə-fā′shənt ]
Tending to produce sleep; soporific.
Other words from somnifacientsom′ni•fa′cient n.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.