comatose

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comatose (comparative more comatose, superlative most comatose)

  1. In a coma: unconscious.
  2. (informal) Drowsy or lethargic.
    • 1988, Vicki Lansky, Fat-proofing your children-- so that they never become diet-addicted adults., page 24:
      Weary of big Sunday dinners that leave you feeling comatose (and result in your having to spend Sunday evening scrubbing the kitchen)?
    • 2009, Joel Schnoor, I Laid an Egg on Aunt Ruth's Head, page 180:
      The thought of food snapped her out of her comatose demeanor.
    • 2009, Daylle Deanna Schwartz, Nice Girls Can Finish First, page xi:
      I felt comatose, passing time instead of living as passions went unfulfilled.
    • 2015, Delilah S. Dawson, Servants of the Storm, page 14:
      But most of all I'm sick of feeling comatose, like I'm walking through a fog.
  3. (informal) Fast asleep.
    She was lying comatose on the sofa.

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  1. ^ comatose” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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comatose (not comparable)

  1. comatose, in coma

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comatose

  1. Feminine plural of adjective comatoso.