dorm-, dormi-

(Latin: sleep, sleeping)

condorm (verb), condorms, condormed, condorming
To sleep together: As a married couple, Jack and Jill often condorm; however, in separate beds next to each other.
dorm (s) (noun), dorms (pl)
A place where students in colleges or universities have separate rooms where they can sleep and have their belongings; such as, clothes, books, etc.: A dorm is an abbreviated form for dormitory.
dormancy (s) (noun), dormancies (pl)
A period in an organism's life cycle when growth, development, and in animals, when physical activities are temporarily delayed: Dormancy tends to be closely related to environmental situations which influence growth and existence.
dormant (adjective), more dormant, most dormant
1. Relating to an animal whose natural physical capacities or activities have been delayed or decreased for a duration of time; in or as if in a deep sleep: Bears in the forest become dormant by hibernating in winter and their metabolic processes are slowed down to a minimum.
2. Pertaining to something that is not operating currently but could become active in the near future: Ted's bank account seemed to be a dormant one because he had not made any transactions for months.
Sleeping  an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep
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dormer (s) (noun), dormers (pl)
A sleeping chamber or room: A dormer is a roofed structure, often containing a window, which projects vertically beyond a pitched roof of a building.

A dormer is utilized by educational and business institutions, among other organizations, to provide places for people to sleep.

A dormer is also a form of a roof window that are commonly used to increase the usable space in an attic or loft in order to create window openings.

1. A travelling-carriage adapted for sleeping.
2. A hood or nightcap.
3. A kind of couch or settee.
Sleeping, dormant.
Bringing about sleep or aiding in attaining sleep; a dormifacient agent.
1. Causing sleep, dormitive.
2. A sleep-producing medicine; a narcotic.
1. Sleeping, falling asleep, drowsiness.
2. Numbness; loss of sensibility.
Sleeping; falling asleep; figuratively, death (of the righteous).
1. Causing sleep; soporific.
2. A soporific medicine; a narcotic.
1. A room providing sleeping quarters for a number of people.
2. A building for housing a number of people, as at a school or resort for sleeping and shelter.
Any of various small, squirrellike Old World rodents of the family Gliridae; a family that contains about twenty species of small arboreal and nocturnal rodents that feed mostly on fruit, seeds, and insects; many hibernate during the winter.

Dormice are noted for their hibernation practices.

From Anglo-Norman dormeus, inclined to sleep, hibernating, from Old French dormir, to sleep.

Related "sleep" units: hypno-; letho-; narco-; oneiro- (dream); somni-; sopor-.