dormient

[ dawr-mee-uh nt ]
/ ˈdɔr mi ənt /

adjective

sleeping; dormant.

Origin of dormient

1635–45; < Latin dormient- (stem of dormiēns, present participle of dormīre), equivalent to dormi- sleep + -ent- -ent
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