sopor

sopor

[soh-per]
noun
1.
Pathology. a deep, unnatural sleep; lethargy.
2.
Often, sopors. Slang. methaqualone.

Origin:
1650–60; 1970–75 for def 2; < Latin

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sopor (ˈsəʊpə)
 
n
an abnormally deep sleep; stupor
 
[C17: from Latin: a deep sleep, death; related to somnus sleep]

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sopor so·por (sō'pər, -pôr')
n.
A deep, lethargic, or unnatural sleep.

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