1. dormant

adjective. ['ˈdɔrmənt'] lying with head on paws as if sleeping.


  • unerect


  • conscious
  • aware

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Rhymes with Dormant

  • informant
  • storment
  • norment
  • formant

How do you spell dormant? Is it dorment ?

A common misspelling of dormant is dorment

Sentences with dormant

1. Adjective
This will cause them to enter into a dormant state and will speed their maturation.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They are quite easy to maintain, blooming during the winter months and dormant during the summer.

Quotes about dormant

1. The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
- Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

2. We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.
- John Calvin

3. The greatest thing about dreams is they don’t expire. They can lay dormant for years and when you pull them out and dust them off, they shine like new.
- Casi McLean

2. dormant

adjective. ['ˈdɔrmənt'] in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation.


  • torpid
  • asleep


  • moving
  • reactive
  • operational

3. dormant

adjective. ['ˈdɔrmənt'] (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct.


  • quiescency
  • dormancy
  • quiescence
  • inactive


  • action
  • activeness
  • inactiveness
  • energetic

4. dormant

adjective. ['ˈdɔrmənt'] inactive but capable of becoming active.


  • abeyant


  • unquiet
  • activity