suspended animation


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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

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The first known use of suspended animation was in 1787

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“Suspended animation.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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