Old English Synonyms
A state of inactivity or low activity in an organism, typically one that is under stress, in which metabolic processes are reduced to a minimum
The state of being inactive or asleep
1. Many plants enter a state of dormancy in the winter.
2. The seed will remain dormant until the spring.
3. Dormancy is a period of inactivity in an animal.
4. The dormancy period helps the plant to survive the cold winter.
5. Some plants require a period of dormancy before they can flower.