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(Som*nif"er*ous) a. [L. somnifer; somnus sleep + ferre to bring.] Causing or inducing
sleep; soporific; dormitive; as, a somniferous potion. Walton.
(Som*nif"ic) a. [L. somnificus; somnus sleep + facere to make.] Causing sleep; somniferous.
(Som*nif"u*gous) a. [L. somnus sleep + fugare to put to flight.] Driving away sleep.
(Som*nil"o*quence) n. The act of talking in one's sleep; somniloquism.
(Som*nil"o*quism) n. The act or habit of talking in one's sleep; somniloquy. Coleridge.
(Som*nil"o*quist), n. One who talks in his sleep.
(Som*nil"o*quous) a. [L. somnus sleep + loqui to speak.] Apt to talk in sleep.
(Som*nil"o*quy) n. A talking in sleep; the talking of one in a state of somnipathy. [R.] Coleridge.
(Som*nip"a*thist) n. A person in a state of somniapathy.
(Som*nip"a*thy) n. [L. somnus sleep + Gr. a suffering of the body, fr. to suffer.] Sleep
from sympathy, or produced by mesmerism or the like. [Written also somnopathy.]
(Som"no*lence Som"no*len*cy) , n. [L. somnolentia: cf. F. somnolence.] Sleepiness; drowsiness; inclination
(Som"no*lent) a. [F. somnolent, L. somnolentus, from somnus sleep, akin to Gr. Skr. svapna
sleep, dream, svap to sleep, Icel. sofa, AS. swefn sleep. Cf. Hypnotic, Somnambulism, Soporific.]
Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep. Som"no*lent*ly, adv.
He had no eye for such phenomena, because he had a somnolent want of interest in them.De Quincey.
(Som"no*lism) n. The somnolent state induced by animal magnetism. Thomas (Med. Dict.).
(Som*nop"a*thy) n. Somnipathy.
(Som"nour) n. A summoner; an apparitor; a sompnour. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
(Som"on*aunce Som"once) , n. [See Summon, Summons.] A summons; a citation.
(Som"on*our) n. A summoner. [Obs.]
(Somp"ne) v. t. To summon; to cite. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Somp"nour) n. A summoner. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Son) n. [OE. sone, sune, AS. sunu; akin to D. zoon, OS., OFries., & OHG. sunu, G. sohn, Icel.
sonr, Sw. son, Dan. sön, Goth. sunus, Lith. sunus, Russ. suin', Skr. sunu (from su to beget, to
bear), and Gr. son. &radic293. Cf. Sow, n.]
1. A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son.Gen. xxi. 2.