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Synonyms for hibernation

Noun

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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