Word of the Day (abeyance)-11JAN21

Word of the Day (abeyance)-11JAN21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is abeyance and it is a noun meaning “a state of being inactive/suspended/inoperative temporarily; a state of dormancy; temporary halt/postponement. (It is mostly used in the phrase “in abeyance” with the word “in”)”.

Example Sentence: The lockdown sceptics (doubters/questioners), it seems, are in abeyance. Opportunistic media voices who made a habit of denying the necessity of restrictions and the severity of the pandemic are still here, but noticeably quieter.

Word of the Day (abeyance)-11JAN21

This word is present in The Guardian article You don’t have to be a lockdown sceptic to worry about how Covid is being policed, and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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