noun, plural la·ten·cies.
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The poet is one who has detected this latency of power in every breast.
The repression during the period of latency is an inner obstacle of this kind—or rather one which has become inner.Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego|Sigmund Freud
Argument:—The incomprehensible nature of God, expressed by indefinite predicates, and his Latency in the works of creation.
A period of latency may result when the extension of the morbid process is thus hindered.
I shall now give an account of my experiments in the period of latency and the summation of stimuli.