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dormant

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1 dormant

In a condition of biological rest or suspended animation:
— Dormant buds.

synoniemen: hibernating, torpid.

Roget 172: inert, inactive, passive; torpid etc. 683; sluggish, dull, heavy, flat, slack, tame, slow, ... meer laten zien

Roget 683: inactive; motionless etc. 265; unoccupied etc. (doing nothing) 681; unbusied.    indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, ... meer laten zien



2 dormant

of e.g. volcanos Not erupting and not extinct:
— A dormant volcano.

synoniem: inactive.

3 dormant

Lying with head on paws as if sleeping.

synoniem: sleeping.

4 dormant

Inactive but capable of becoming active:
— Her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened.

synoniem: abeyant.

Roget 526: latent; lurking etc. v.; secret etc. 528; occult; implied etc. v.; dormant; abeyant.    ... meer laten zien


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abeyant, apathetic, asleep, at rest, benumbed, between the lines, blase, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, comatose, concealed, contemplative, covert, cryptic, dead, dead asleep, debilitated, deep asleep, delitescent ... meer laten zien.

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