Synonyms for dormant

Synonyms for (adj) dormant

Synonyms: dormant, abeyant

Definition: inactive but capable of becoming active

Usage: her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened

Similar words: inactive

Definition: not active physically or mentally

Usage: illness forced him to live an inactive life; dreamy and inactive by nature

Synonyms: inactive, dormant

Definition: (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct

Usage: a dormant volcano

Similar words: quiescent

Definition: being quiet or still or inactive

Synonyms: torpid, dormant, hibernating

Definition: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

Usage: dormant buds; a hibernating bear; torpid frogs

Similar words: asleep

Definition: in a state of sleep

Usage: were all asleep when the phone rang; fell asleep at the wheel

Synonyms: dormant, sleeping

Definition: lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Similar words: unerect

Definition: not upright in position or posture

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