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1. coma

noun. ['ˈkoʊmə'] a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury.

Synonyms

  • Kussmaul's coma
  • unconsciousness
  • diabetic coma
  • comatoseness

Antonyms

  • sensibility
  • show
  • clear up
  • brighten

Etymology

  • coma (Latin)
  • κόμη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • κῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Coma

  • retinoblastoma
  • bancoklahoma
  • mesothelioma
  • carcinoma
  • sumatoma
  • papilloma
  • oklahoma
  • melanoma
  • multnomah
  • lymphoma
  • diploma
  • xoma
  • stroma
  • sonoma
  • shiroma
  • saloma
  • paloma
  • nujoma
  • coloma
  • algoma
  • troma
  • sloma
  • neoma
  • naoma
  • luoma
  • leoma
  • toma
  • thoma
  • soma
  • roma

How do you pronounce coma?

Pronounce coma as ˈkoʊmə.

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Sentences with coma


1. Noun, singular or mass
Low blood sugar can cause kitty to be lethargic, have convulsions or fall into a coma.

Quotes about coma


1. I told the joke, but someone else got the high five. That’s like me drinking a cup of coffee and a guy in a coma waking up. Go back to bed, buddy.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I'm a big fan of gallows humor. When my aunt passed away, she was in a coma for a day before my cousins pulled the plug. And the amount of joking and base humor that went on that day around her bed was so insane. It's crazy how people talk when something horrible is happening.
- Amanda Peet

2. coma

noun. ['ˈkoʊmə'] (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds).

Synonyms

  • tussock

Antonyms

  • cognisant
  • knowing

Etymology

  • coma (Latin)
  • κόμη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • κῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. coma

noun. ['ˈkoʊmə'] (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed.

Synonyms

  • cloud

Antonyms

  • cognizance
  • feel

Etymology

  • coma (Latin)
  • κόμη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • κῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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