- somogyi effect,
- somogyi unit
Origin of somnolent
Examples from the Web for somnolence
If this be confirmed, the malady will take its place among the forms of somnolence produced by infection of the blood.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
The burning indignation of the following passage may in times of spiritual peace or somnolence appear over-wrought and uncouth.Albert Durer|T. Sturge Moore
The somnolence of a farmyard mid-afternoon brooded over the scene.Frank of Freedom Hill|Samuel A. Derieux
A crack on the head makes you dizzy and into her dizziness a somnolence had entered.The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
Now the rows of whalers rotting at New Bedford's wharves, and the somnolence of Nantucket, tell of its virtual demise.American Merchant Ships and Sailors|Willis J. Abbot
Word Origin for somnolent
late 14c., from Old French sompnolence (14c.), from Latin somnolentia "sleepiness," from somnolentus, from somnus "sleep" (see somnus). Related: Somnolency.
mid-15c., sompnolent, from Old French sompnolent (Modern French somnolent) or directly from Latin somnolentus "sleepy, drowsy," from somnus "sleep" (see Somnus). Respelled 17c. on Latin model.