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quiescence

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  1. 1 a state of temporary inactivity the resort community's social scene is lively during the summer but undergoes a deep quiescence during the long winter Synonyms of quiescence cold storage, deep freeze, doldrums, dormancy, holding pattern, latency, moratorium, abeyance, suspended animation, suspense, suspensionWords Related to quiescence inaction, inertia, inertness, motionlessness; impasse, standstill; coma, hibernation, hypnosis, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, torpor; recess, recession, remission; downtime, idleness, layoffNear Antonyms of quiescence recommencement, renewal, resumption, resuscitationAntonyms of quiescence continuance, continuation

  2. 2 lack of action or activity was struck by the elk's quiescence as it just stood there in the clearing Synonyms of quiescence dormancy, idleness, inactivity, inertness, nonaction, inactionWords Related to quiescence indolence, inertia, languor, lassitude, laziness, lethargy, listlessness, shiftlessness, sleepiness, sloth, sluggishness; dallying, loafing, lolling, loungingNear Antonyms of quiescence animateness, briskness, exuberance, jazziness, liveliness, peppiness, robustness, sprightliness, vibrancy, vivacity; assiduity, assiduousness, business, diligence, employment, industriousness, industry, occupationAntonyms of quiescence action, activeness, activity


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