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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In a state of partial coma.

Usage examples (12)
  • "He will enter a semicomatose state, at which point he will pose no danger to anyone."
  • Whatever was approaching wasn't very big, but then, it wouldn't have to be to do some real damage, given his helpless semicomatose state.
  • Instead of the sound of ten hands clapping, it was the drone of a hundred throats snoring, interspersed with the occasional semicomatose giggle.
  • Their injuries lingered, though, in the form of a loss of hearing in one ear (for the girl), which may or may not come back, and memory loss (for the boy, who also broke his... for more
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