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dor·mant

dormant

 
 
pronunciation:
dor mnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: asleep, or in a state of rest that is similar to sleep.
Bears are dormant in the winter.
antonyms:
awake
similar words:
slack, unconscious
definition 2: not active; at rest.
A dormant volcano is one that has not erupted for years.
antonyms:
active
similar words:
drowsy, idle, inert, sleepy, still
derivation: dormancy (n.)
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