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Adjective dormant has 4 senses
  1. dormant, inactive - of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
    Antonyms: extinct, inactive, dead, active, alive, live, eruptive
  2. dormant, sleeping - lying with head on paws as if sleeping
    Antonyms: erect, vertical, upright (indirect, via unerect)
  3. dormant, hibernating, torpid - in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"
    Antonym: awake (indirect, via asleep)
  4. dormant - not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"
    active (indirect, via inactive)
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