Synonyms of 'dormant'
temporarily quiet, inactive, or not being usedThe virus remains dormant in nerve tissue.
alive but in a resting conditionThe hamster lapses into a dormant state in cold weather.
They certainly were not politically inactive.
He covered the inert body with a blanket
My daughter was asleep on the sofa.
feeling sluggish and lethargic after a big meal
Granpa lies comatose on the sofa.
He led a lazy, torpid life at the weekends.
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in the sense of asleep
in or into a state of sleepMy daughter was asleep on the sofa.
crashed out (slang),
out for the count,
dead to the world (informal),
in a deep sleep
in the sense of comatose
sound asleepGranpa lies comatose on the sofa.
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