[ sop-uh-rohs, soh-puh- ]
/ ˈsɒp əˌroʊs, ˈsoʊ pə- /
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Pathology. characterized by abnormal slumber.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also sop·o·rous [sop-er-uhs, soh-per-]. /ˈsɒp ər əs, ˈsoʊ pər-/.
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Example sentences from the Web for soporose
The mother subsequently remained longer soporose than commonly happens after ether.
Adults suffer with insomnia, while the reverse state prevails in children, who commonly lie in a soporose condition.