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quiescent

Synonyms of quiescent in English:

adjective

  • the volcano is in a quiescent state
    inactive, inert, latent, fallow, passive, idle, at rest, inoperative, deactivated, in abeyance, quiet;
    still, motionless, immobile, stagnant, dormant, asleep, slumbering, sluggish, lethargic, torpid
    [Antonyms] active
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