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latent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of latent

  1. not being in a state of use, activity, or employment <he has a latent talent for acting that he hasn't had a chance to express yet> Synonyms dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inert, inoperative, inactive, off, unused, vacantRelated Words abeyant, arrested, interrupted, suspended; unoccupied; asleep, comatose, lifeless, moribund, quiescent, sleepy; inoperable, unusable, unworkable, useless; dull, slowNear Antonyms functional, operable, operational, workable; assiduous, industrious, sedulous; energetic, vigorous; feasible, practical, usable (also useable), useful, viableAntonyms active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, going, living, on, operating, operative, running, working




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