Adjective Definition


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

"A dormant volcano"

Related Adjective(s):inactive

2.Definition: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

"Dormant buds"

Related Adjective(s):hibernating, torpid

3.Definition: inactive but capable of becoming active

"Her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"

Related Adjective(s):abeyant

4.Definition: lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Related Adjective(s):sleeping

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