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dormant


adjective
1. in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation (Freq. 2)
- dormant buds
- a hibernating bear
- torpid frogs
Syn:
hibernating, torpid
Similar to:
asleep
Derivationally related forms:
torpidness (for: torpid), torpidity (for: torpid), dormancy
Topics:
biology, biological science
2. (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
- a dormant volcano
Syn:
inactive
Ant:
active
Similar to:
quiescent
Derivationally related forms:
inactiveness (for: inactive), inactivity (for: inactive), dormancy
Attrubites:
dormancy, quiescence, quiescency
3. lying with head on paws as if sleeping
Syn:
sleeping
Similar to:
unerect
Topics:
heraldry
4. inactive but capable of becoming active
- her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened
Syn:
abeyant
Similar to:
inactive
Derivationally related forms:
dormancy, abeyance (for: abeyant)

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