- (obsolete, nonce word) The act of putting to sleep.
- Dementation and sopition of reason. — Sir Thomas Browne.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sopition in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)