Student Thesaurus

One entry found for abeyance.
Entry Word: abeyance
Function: noun
Text: a state of temporary inactivity <our weekend plans were held in abeyance until we could get a weather forecast>
Synonyms doldrums, dormancy, latency, quiescence, suspense, suspension
Related Words inaction, inertia, inertness, motionlessness; impasse, standstill; coma, hibernation, hypnosis, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, torpor; recession, remission; idleness
Near Antonyms recommencement, renewal, resumption, resuscitation
Antonyms continuance, continuation