dormient

[ dawr-mee-uh nt ]
/ ˈdɔr mi ənt /

adjective

sleeping; dormant.

Nearby words

  1. dormancy,
  2. dormant,
  3. dormer,
  4. dormeuse,
  5. dormie,
  6. dormin,
  7. dormition of the blessed virgin,
  8. dormitory,
  9. dormitory suburb,
  10. dormobile

Origin of dormient

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

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