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Definition of "dormancy" [dor•man•cy]

  • The state or characteristic of being dormant; quiet, inactive restfulness. (noun)

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Use "dormancy" in a sentence
  • "They batch hatch every 9 years, breed, and deposit eggs in dormancy, fertilized."
  • "In this moment of political realignment, to one voter, dormancy is a healthy pause; to another it's a return to paralysis."
  • "For many years, states cooperated with consumers to pressure retailers to eliminate so-called dormancy fees, amounts subtracted from unused gift cards."