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- dormaunt (obsolete)
dormant (not comparable)
- Inactive, asleep, suspended.
- Grass goes dormant during the winter, waiting for spring before it grows again.
- The bank account was dormant; there had been no transactions in months.
- It is by lying dormant a long time, or being […] very rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a people.
- (heraldry) In a sleeping posture; distinguished from couchant.
- a lion dormant
inactive, asleep, suspended
- dormant in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- dormant in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- dormant at OneLook Dictionary Search
- Present participle of dormir.
- Present participle of dormi.