Definition of dormancy:
- inaction (part of speech: noun)
- inertness (part of speech: noun)
- motionlessness (part of speech: noun)
- inactivity (part of speech: noun)
During its dormancy the sound had ceased and, in the mountains at least, was replaced by different notes and combinations of notes as the wind blew through its culms and scraped the tough stems against each other.- "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.
Digging down through the snow to the weed, they discovered it to have lost most of its rubbery qualities of resistance in dormancy, and cut with comparative ease more than four tons which were transported with the greatest difficulty to the Florida plant.- "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.