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Correct spelling:
latent
Definition:
Hidden ; concealed ; that does not appear upon the face of a thing; as, a latent ambiguity. See AMBIGUITY.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
latent.
asleep
sleeping.
congenital
Unacquired.
dormant, hidden
abeyant, concealed, contained, covert, idle, immature, implied, in abeyance, inactive, inert, inferential, inherent, inoperative, intrinsic, invisible, involved, lurking, passive, possible, potential, quiescent, rudimentary, secret, sleeping, smoldering, suppressed, suspended, tacit, torpid, underdeveloped, underlying, undeveloped, unexpressed, unrealized, unripe, unseen, veiled, vestigial, Inferred, unexposed, between the lines.
inactive
dormant, indolent, jobless, somnolent, torpid, out of service, quiescent, mothballed, on hold, do nothing, draggy, in holding pattern, low key.
inborn
congenital.
indwelling
indwelling, in-dwelling.
invisible
dark, imperceptible, indiscernible, Obscured, camouflaged, concealed, covert, hidden, invisible, unapparent, unobservable.
latent
buried, camouflaged, clandestine, concealed, covert, hidden, invisible, unapparent, undeveloped, unobservable, unrevealed, veiled, unexposed.
passive
recessive, non-resistant, nonresistant, poker-faced, unassertive, unresisting, going through motions, hands off, laid back, non-violent, walking through it.
possible
hypothetical, imaginable, within reach, doable, realizable, snapper, cincher, no sweat, can do.
promising
potential.
recessive
recessive, regressive.
subconscious
inmost, subliminal.
undeveloped
incipient, unevolved, behindhand, unactualized.
noun
latent
inactive, possible, potential.
potential
abeyant, contained, dormant, implied, in abeyance, inert, inferential, inherent, inoperative, intrinsic, lurking, passive, quiescent, sleeping, slumbering, suppressed, suspended, tacit, torpid, unconscious, underdeveloped, underlying, undeveloped, unexpressed, unrealized, Inferred, between the lines, escaping notice, in the making.
verb
quiet
quiescent.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was imperative to bring their latent strength into play. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  2. But is that not what every person has latent in him? – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. The readiness was there, only latent. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  4. He ran at once to my house, having had, I fancy, some latent fear of Jacques Haret. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  5. We do not wish to change the spirit of the native Javanese, but to cultivate the good which is latent in them. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus

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