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hi·ber·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hibernationnoun

    the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter

  2. hibernationnoun

    cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

  3. hibernationnoun

    the act of retiring into inactivity

    "he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "hibernation":

    hibernate, hibernating, hibernacula, overwintering

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How to use hibernation in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Saut:

    The individual investor is in hibernation. There are six distinct stages to a secular bull market and we are nowhere near euphoria, nowhere close, unless you own the FANGs.

  2. Meghan Day:

    Hibernation and isolation can feed a depressed mood, surround yourself with friends, even if you don't feel like it. Not only are you distracting yourself from your possibly blue thoughts, but being out with others provides you with opportunities for pleasure and joy.

  3. David Kelly:

    Consumers go into hibernation. That gives everyone a chance to catch up.

  4. Hugh Perry:

    We now need to find something to reproduce the effect of brain cooling. We need to find drugs which can induce the effects of hibernation and hypothermia.

  5. John Paulson:

    The gold fund is in hibernation, it makes up a little over 1 percent of our assets and we don't market it, but we keep it alive.


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