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Synonyms for dormant
ˈdɔr məntdor·mant

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  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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  1. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    sleeping, quiescent, at rest

  2. dormantadjective

    Synonyms:
    latent, unexerted, suspended, inert, inactive

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  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. Tony Perkins:

    What we are seeing is evangelicals who have been dormant in the political process that are turning out, it’s something we haven’t seen in a number of years.

  2. Gary Hufbauer:

    The' back of the queue' statement will be forgotten by the next administration, if not sooner, in my view, TTIP is either dormant or dead in the wake of Brexit.

  3. Dr Schulze-Makuch:

    In the past, researchers have found dying organisms near the surface and remnants of DNA but this is really the first time that anyone has been able to identify a persistent form of life living in the soil of the Atacama Desert, we believe these microbial communities can lay dormant for hundreds or even thousands of years in conditions very similar to what you would find on a planet like Mars and then come back to life when it rains.

  4. Erin Kara:

    Tidal disruption events offer us this rare view at the most common kind of supermassive black hole in the universe— these so-called dormant supermassive black holes, tidal disruption events, where the stellar debris causes the formation of a temporary accretion disk, offers us a way to probe this population of supermassive black holes.

  5. Henry Hon:

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


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