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suspended animation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of suspended animation

  1. a state of temporary inactivity <the husband's feeling that their love life was in suspended animation while his wife lavished all her attention on the new baby> Synonyms cold storage, deep freeze, doldrums, dormancy, holding pattern, latency, moratorium, quiescence, abeyance, suspense, suspensionRelated Words inaction, inertia, inertness, motionlessness; impasse, standstill; coma, hibernation, hypnosis, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, torpor; recess, recession, remission; downtime, idleness, layoffNear Antonyms recommencement, renewal, resumption, resuscitationAntonyms continuance, continuation




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