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Synonyms for dormant
ˈdɔr məntdor·mant

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dormant

    Synonyms:
    sleeping, slumbering, latent, undeveloped, quiescent, inert

    Antonyms:
    vigilant, wakeful, active, operative, developed, energetic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormant, hibernating(a), torpidadjective

    in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

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

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

  2. dormant, inactiveadjective

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

    "a dormant volcano"

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

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

  3. dormant(ip), sleepingadjective

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

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

  4. abeyant, dormantadjective

    inactive but capable of becoming active

    "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"

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

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    sleeping, quiescent, at rest

  2. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    latent, unexerted, suspended, inert, inactive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    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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How to use dormant in a sentence?

  1. Philip Tierno Jr.:

    Once you have the infection, it could remain dormant and with minimal symptoms, and then you can get an exacerbation if it finds its way into the lungs.

  2. James Cordwell:

    Atlantic Equities kind of raises question around whether there are a number of dormant subscribers in the space, i suppose the credibility of Netflix's excuse will be dependent on whether we hear more about this issue across earnings.

  3. Colin Wilson:

    The mentally healthy individual is he who habitually calls upon fairly deep levels of vital reserves. An individual whose mind is allowed to become dormant - so that only the surface is disturbed - begins to suffer from‘circulation problems’. Neurosis is the feeling of being cut off from your own powers.

  4. Novak Djokovic:

    You have to deal with everything that probably has been dormant inside and is maybe waiting to come out, i'm trying to deal with it on a daily basis or weekly basis, whatever. If something surfaces, I acknowledge Australian Open, but I move Davidovich Fokina celebrates against Djokovic. {.

  5. Mitch Prinstein:

    Research now reveals that social rejection activates the same regions of the brain that are known to respond to physical pain, and also expresses dormant DNA to prepare our bodies for imminent injury. Unfortunately, this response is no longer necessary, so the expression of these genes leaves us more vulnerable to viral infections and more likely to suffer from inflammation-related illnesses.


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