[ som-nuh-fey-shuhnt ]
/ ˌsɒm nəˈfeɪ ʃənt /
causing or inducing sleep.
a drug or other agent that induces or tends to induce sleep.
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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.
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