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Adjective
In an idle state due to not being used or employed
“Unfortunately, during its first track outing, the engine failed and the car would lay dormant for two decades.”
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Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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“His previously dormant malicious side has surfaced again, and it's turned the public off.”
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In a state of inactivity or repose, either physical or mental
“The animals will lie dormant until the spring thaw.”
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Unsuccessful or dull from lack of change or development
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“In dormant economies, levels of urbanization do not increase much.”
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(of weather or the elements) Still or calm in nature
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Unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
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Stationary and not moving
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(of farmland) Plowed and harrowed, but left for a period without being sown
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