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ˈdɔr mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormant, hibernating(a), torpid(adj)

    in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

    "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"

    active, erect, eruptive, awake(p), vertical, upright

  2. dormant, inactive(adj)

    (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct

    "a dormant volcano"

    passive, sleeping, dormant(ip), abeyant, still, inactive, hibernating(a), nonoperational, static, motionless, torpid

    active, vertical, erect, awake(p), eruptive, upright

  3. dormant(ip), sleeping(adj)

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

    awake(p), erect, upright, eruptive, active, vertical

  4. abeyant, dormant(adj)

    inactive but capable of becoming active

    "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"

    abeyant, inactive, sleeping, dormant(ip), hibernating(a), torpid

    erect, eruptive, awake(p), active, vertical, upright

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dormant

    sleeping, slumbering, latent, undeveloped, quiescent, inert

    vigilant, wakeful, active, operative, developed, energetic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dormant(a.)

    sleeping, quiescent, at rest

  2. dormant(a.)

    latent, unexerted, suspended, inert, inactive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dormant(a)

    quiescent, latent, inert, inactive, abeyant, torpid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dormant":

    dormancy, inactive, latent, idle, unrealised, latency, unused

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  1. James Bond:

    I will be asked about him until my dying days it just goes with the territory. Hes a beloved character. I was honored to play the role and I rejuvenated a franchise that had been dormant. HALLE BERRY CHOOSES NEXT JAMES BOND STAR : ID GO FOR HIM Brosnan previously endorsed Tom Hardy as the next Bond, telling The Mail on Sunday in 2018, I think Tom Hardy could be a good Bond. Id be happy to see him do it. You need an actor who can put a bit of wiggle into it thats what makes Bond. FORMER BOND DIRECTOR SAYS ROBERT PATTINSON SHOULD BE THE NEXT 007 Brosnan also addressed the womanizing spy potentially needing to adapt to a post - #MeToo era. Without question, yes... The #MeToo movement has been relevant and significant and well needed in our society.

  2. Takayuki Atake:

    We are likely to see more companies launch bonds in durations like 20-years, a maturity which had been dormant issuance-wise.

  3. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Whether wealth bring the curse of selfishness along with it, or that the leaven was in our nature, only dormant till called forth by circumstances, we are only too apt to misuse it, even as others have done before us.

  4. Henry Hon:

    The body of Christ cannot be built when the majority of believers are dormant and not exercising their gifts.

  5. Jim Jordan:

    Was that prosecutor looking into Burisma, the company that had hired Joe Biden's son for $ 50,000 a month ? according to the Ukrainians, that investigation was dormant at the time.

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