Origin of latent
synonym study for latent
OTHER WORDS FROM latentla·tent·ly, adverb
Words nearby latent
How to use latent in a sentence
By the time England slumped into its latest lockdown, I would come to think of my project not merely as a surrogate for my latent curiosity but as an inspiration to endure.
Nordica set the benchmark for accessible or latent power in 2019 with the Enforcer 104 Free.
So when I said earlier that cognition is not intrinsically conscious, that’s just saying that memories are, for the most part, latent.
Washington can be a lonely place at the top, and these climbers are coming up together, resting on their excellence and latent potential.Introducing the People Who Will Shape Washington for the Next Generation|Philip Elliott|February 17, 2021|Time
I would rather feel they are bringing to the surface latent prejudices that are already there.Martin Luther King Jr.’s challenge to liberal allies — and why it resonates today|Jeanne Theoharis|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
But a recent trend is capitalizing on our latent desires to actually become the famous people we love and love to hate.Kevin Spacey and the Most Inexplicable Celebrity Video Game Cameos|Amy Zimmerman|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So it carbonates all of these, I'd say latent desires, to have more meaning in his life.'About a Boy' Star David Walton Is No Hugh Grant, in the Best Way|Kevin Fallon|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many pent-up resentments and latent frustrations are boiling inside the Negro, and he must release them.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was more science faction, a monument to human potential—including the latent potential for self-destruction.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the "Zoabiz" was a small reminder that latent chauvinism is alive and well.
Now listen to me, said the dying woman, aloud, as if making a great effort to revive one latent spark of energy.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
That high-pressure engines owed their advantages mainly to a reduction of the relative importance of this latent heat.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
In descending it is recondensed, and by the process by which its atoms are brought together its latent heat is made sensible.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Again she felt that everlasting calm, arguing such latent forces, was the thing she hated most in him.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
But it possessed a latent purchasing power such as probably no other Government in history ever had.The Supplies for the Confederate Army|Caleb Huse