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English noun: quiescency

1. quiescency (state) a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction


SamplesThe volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy.


Synonymsdormancy, quiescence


Broader (hypernym)inaction, inactiveness, inactivity


Narrower (hyponym)aestivation, estivation, hibernation, slumber


Attributedormant, inactive

2. quiescency (act) quiet and inactive restfulness


Synonymsdormancy, quiescence, sleeping


Broader (hypernym)ease, relaxation, repose, rest


Narrower (hyponym)vegetation









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