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soporose

[sop-uh-rohs, soh-puh-]
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adjective
  1. sleepy.
  2. Pathology. characterized by abnormal slumber.
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Also sop·o·rous [sop-er-uh s, soh-per-] /ˈsɒp ər əs, ˈsoʊ pər-/.

Origin of soporose

First recorded in 1700–10; sopor + -ose1
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Related Words

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Examples from the Web for soporose

Historical Examples

  • Adults suffer with insomnia, while the reverse state prevails in children, who commonly lie in a soporose condition.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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