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dormient

[dawr-mee-uh nt] /ˈdɔr mi ənt/
adjective
1.
sleeping; dormant.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Latin dormient- (stem of dormiēns, present participle of dormīre), equivalent to dormi- sleep + -ent- -ent
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