Definition of Abeyant

1. Adjective. Inactive but capable of becoming active. "Her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"

Exact synonyms: Dormant
Similar to: Inactive
Derivative terms: Abeyance, Dormancy



Definition of Abeyant

1. a. Being in a state of abeyance.

Definition of Abeyant

1. Adjective. Being in a state of abeyance. ¹

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Definition of Abeyant

1. marked by abeyance [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abeyant

abetted
abettee
abettees
abetter
abetters
abetting
abettor
abettors
abevacuation
abevacuations
abexinostat
abeyance
abeyances
abeyancies
abeyancy
abeyant (current term)
abfarad
abfarads
abgeschmackt
abgusht
abgushts
abhal
abhals
abhenries
abhenry
abhenrys
abhesive
abhesives
abhinaya
abhinayas

Literary usage of Abeyant

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1. Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its by Powys-land Club (1868)
"THE abeyant BARONY OF POWYS. THIS barony has been the subject of contention on three several occasions at widely distant periods. ..."

2. Catalogue of the International Health Exhibition Library (1884)
"D., Ulster King at Arms.—Genealogical History of the Dormant, abeyant. Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire. Royal 8vo, cloth. 1883. ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"... but abeyant character reappears in about one-fourth of second generation. Mendel sought to explain the pi portions of the contrasted characters in the ..."

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