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Jul 13 2020 19

Somnific is an adjective that means causing sleep.

The origin of our word of the day is in the Latin word somni (SOAM nee) which means ‘sleep.’ If something is somnific it has a calming effect and could put you into a slumber.

Charolette’s lovely voice can be sleep-inducing. After a few minutes of listening to her, I’m headed for the nearest pillow.