Antonyms of adj dormant

4 senses of dormant

Sense 1
dormant, hibernating (prenominal), torpid -- (in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs")

INDIRECT (VIA asleep) -> awake -- (not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake")

Sense 2
dormant (vs. active), inactive -- ((of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano")

active (vs. dormant) -- ((of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt; "active volcanos")
        => eruptive -- (actively spewing out lava; "a geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring")

Sense 3
dormant (postnominal), sleeping -- (lying with head on paws as if sleeping)

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Sense 4
abeyant, dormant -- (inactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened")

INDIRECT (VIA inactive) -> active -- (characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action")

Similarity of adj dormant

4 senses of dormant

Sense 1
dormant, hibernating (prenominal), torpid -- (in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs")
       => asleep (predicate) (vs. awake) -- (in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel")

Sense 2
dormant (vs. active), inactive -- ((of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano")
       => quiescent -- (being quiet or still or inactive)

Sense 3
dormant (postnominal), sleeping -- (lying with head on paws as if sleeping)
       => unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

Sense 4
abeyant, dormant -- (inactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened")
       => inactive (vs. active) -- (not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature")

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