Meaning of ABEYANCE in English


n. Function: noun

a state of temporary inactivity FF1C; the warm dry weather kept his asthma in abeyance FF1E;

Synonyms: abeyancy, cold storage, doldrums, dormancy, intermission, interruption, latency, quiescence, quiescency, suspension

Related Words: break, interval, pause, respite

Contrasted Words: activeness, activity, stir

Antonyms: continuance

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