vegetate


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Synonyms for vegetate

stagnate

Synonyms for vegetate

lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind

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establish vegetation on

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produce vegetation

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grow like a plant

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grow or spread abnormally

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propagate asexually

engage in passive relaxation

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I resent bitterly us older women being told we were little better than second class citizens who were prepared to vegetate because we took pride in being homemakers and carers of our own children.
I heard what the consultant's said I'm tying up a hospital bed They say I'ma burden on the state Left lying here to vegetate They want rid of those weak in the mind On the pretext, they a rebeing kind Could there be anything crazier Than introducing, by neglect, euthanasia?
Balzac's maxim "To stroll is to vegetate, flaner is to live" amplifies the Situationists' own disgust with and singular rejection of bourgeois passivity.
Ideological fence-sitting, ignoring our God-given duties, and "doing nothing" (as when we vegetate in front of the TV), are all dangerous pastimes, because nothing isn't really nothing: it's anti-something (or in this case Someone--namely, Christ).
We have probably all seen very educated, bright people enter a nursing home and immediately start to vegetate because, to staff, they were elderly "patients" rather than vital human beings who needed physical and mental stimulation to survive.
A care worker told the Channel 4 documentary: "She's been left to vegetate.