Active and Dormant

Active

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Active adjective – Being in effective operation.
Usage example: the abandoned factory had not been active for years

Dormant is an antonym for active in topics: energetic, sedentary, very involved in activity, having movement.
Nearby Words: action, activity, activate, acting, activated
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Dormant

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Dormant adjective – Not being in a state of use, activity, or employment.
Usage example: the engine lay dormant in the garage until we found a use for it

Active is an antonym for dormant in inactive topic.
Nearby Word: dormancy
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Things that words describes

power active power dormant power
god active god dormant god
form active form dormant form
phase active phase dormant phase
Other nouns: villain, volcano, powers, systems, abilities, soldiers, volcanoes.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Scion (NOT the CrossGen one), a dormant Scion's powers could only be activated through sexual contact with a Scion with active powers.
  • Video Game / Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Reversal Mountain in Black 2 is a dormant volcano full of water, but in White 2 it is an active volcano full of lava.
  • Video Game / Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Reversal Mountain is a dormant volcano in Black 2 but, true to its name, has the Town Map description of an active one and vice-versa in White 2.
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Dormant and Active. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 13, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/active/dormant
Active & Dormant. N.p., 2016. Web. 13 Apr. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/active/dormant>.
Dormant or Active. 2016. Accessed April 13, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/active/dormant.

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