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dormant meaning and definition

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DORMANT adjective

Definition of dormant (adjective)

  1. in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
  2. (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
  3. lying with head on paws as if sleeping
  4. inactive but capable of becoming active
    • "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
    • synonyms: abeyant
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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