toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

dormant
used in Frankenstein

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition not active or growing, but capable of doing so in the future — such as:
  • a volcano that is not erupting and not extinct
  • a plant not growing in the winter
  • a persons talents or feelings that are yet to be realized
  • 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.
    Chapter 11 (8% in)

There are no more uses of "dormant" in Frankenstein.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article