Synonyms of hibernation
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- 1. hibernation, torpor, torpidity
- usage: the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
- 2. hibernation, dormancy, quiescence, quiescency
- usage: cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals
- 3. hibernation, retirement
- usage: the act of retiring into inactivity; "he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years"
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