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Synonyms for dormant
ˈdɔr məntdor·mant

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dormant

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

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

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    sleeping, quiescent, at rest

  2. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    latent, unexerted, suspended, inert, inactive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    quiescent, latent, inert, inactive, abeyant, torpid

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Henry Hon:

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

  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. Jack Wisdom:

    Just like a butterfly's chrysalis, this satellite was long dormant and suddenly became active, and the rings emerged.

  4. 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.

  5. The Biden administration:

    ( A) llowing the district court's erroneous and extraordinary injunction to take effect before this Court has been able to undertake plenary review would result in irreparable harm to the government that far outweighs any harm to respondents from a stay, mPP has been rescinded for 2.5 months, suspended for 8 months, and largely dormant for nearly 16 months.


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