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1. dormancy

noun. ['ˈdɔrmənsi'] quiet and inactive restfulness.

Synonyms

  • vegetation
  • repose
  • rest
  • sleeping
  • quiescence
  • ease
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • erect
  • hibernate
  • estivate
  • wake

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Rhymes with Dormancy

  • absorbency
  • accountancy
  • agency
  • ascendancy
  • ascendency
  • bouncy
  • buoyancy
  • chancey
  • chancy
  • chauncey
  • chauncy
  • clancey
  • clancy
  • clemency
  • cogency
  • competency
  • complacency
  • conservancy
  • consistency
  • constancy

How do you pronounce dormancy?

Pronounce dormancy as ˈdɔrmənsi.

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Sentences with dormancy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Prune your tree in the fall while the tree is in its dormancy.

2. Verb, base form
They break dormancy the first year and flower the next.

Quotes about dormancy


1. Of all the seasons, winter is the most conducive to the great art of dormancy. This art requires an appreciation of semi-consciousness: the beautiful and necessary prelude to sleep - a special pleasure in itself that is all too often neglected, under-valued or looked down upon.
- Michael Leunig

2. dormancy

noun. ['ˈdɔrmənsi'] a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction.

Synonyms

  • hibernation
  • dormant
  • slumber
  • quiescence
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • aestivation
  • inactivity
  • inactive
  • estivation

Antonyms

  • action
  • active
  • activeness
  • aestivate
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