suspended animation


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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a brief usually trivial fact

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