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Dormant Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
  • of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
  • in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"

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  • Dormant: Dormant may refer to: Dormant volcano , a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future. Dormant, a heraldry attitude ...

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* The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear. - Felix Adler

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