DORMANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DORMANT
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dormant
 a.  sleeping; not active but capable of becoming active
Example Sentence:
1  The pupae remain dormant in the soil until they emerge as adult moths in the winter.
2  The dormant period is another stage in the life cycle of the plant.
3  Her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened.
4  In the chill of deep space, bacteria somehow shielded from cosmic radiation might survive dormant for millions of years.
Classic Sentence:
1  This roused me from my nearly dormant state, and I ate some berries which I found hanging on the trees or lying on the ground.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
2  The house was dormant; one thread of smoke thickened against the trees.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12