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sleep-inducing

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Definition of sleep-inducing in English:

adjective

Tending to induce sleep; soporific: the pace of the film is plodding and sleep-inducing
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  • Tranquilizers act like sedatives in reducing anxiety and tensions but do not have their sleep-inducing effect.
  • Camomile has a calming and soothing effect on the body and is a traditional sleep-inducing remedy.
  • His speeches are said to be sleep-inducing.

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