Day-63 (Dormant)

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Word:
Dormant

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Not doing anything during a specific time, or not active even though they have the ability to be active.

Sentences:
1) The seeds will remain dormant till spring.
2) Her emotions have lain dormant for many years.

Origin:
Middle English, fixed, stationary, from Anglo-French, from present participle of dormir which means 'to sleep'.

First use:
circa 1500

Synonyms:
asleep, dozing, napping, resting, slumbering

Antonyms:
awake, sleeplessness, wakeful, wide-awake

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