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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Quiet and inactive restfulness; A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction.

Usage examples (34)
  • The volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • In this moment of political realignment, to one voter, dormancy is a healthy pause; to another it's a return to paralysis.
  • In addition, "dormancy" fees of a few dollars a month can be charged for gift cards that don't get used.
  • For example, Connecticut doesn't allow any "dormancy" fees on unused gift cards, even after a year has passed. for more
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