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quiescent

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[kwʌɪˈɛs(ə)nt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy
(e.g: strikes were headed by groups of workers who had previously been quiescent)


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Origin:
mid 17th century: from Latin quiescent- ‘being still’, from the verb quiescere, from quies ‘quiet’




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