The Correct spelling is: dormant
Common misspellings of the word dormant are:
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- Lying asleep or as if asleep; inactive.
- Latent but capable of being activated: â€œa harrowing experience which . . . lay dormant but still menacingâ€ (Charles Jackson).
- Temporarily quiescent: a dormant volcano. See synonyms at inactive, latent.
- In a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes.
[Middle English, from Old French, from present participle of dormir, to sleep, from Latin dormÄ«re.]dormancy dor'manÂ·cy n.