Another word for latent
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These adjectives mean present or in existence but not active or manifest. What is latent is present but not evident: latent ability. Dormant evokes the idea of sleep: a dormant volcano. Quiescent sometimes—but not always—suggests temporary inactivity: “For a time, he [the whale] lay quiescent” (Herman Melville).
Another word for latentadjective
Capable of being but not yet in existence:eventual, possible, potential. See possible
Existing in a temporarily inactive form or state:abeyant, dormant, inactive, quiescent, sleeping. See action, show