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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaction, inactivity, inactivenessnoun

    the state of being inactive

    inactiveness, inertia, inaction

    activity, action, activeness

  2. inactiveness, inactivity, inertianoun

    a disposition to remain inactive or inert

    "he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"

    inactiveness, inertia, inaction

    activity, action, activeness

  3. inactivitynoun

    being inactive; being less active

    inertia, inactiveness, inaction

    action, activity, activeness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inactivitynoun

    inaction, inertness, laziness, indolence, idleness, sloth, supineness, torpor, torpidity, sluggishness, fabian policy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inactivitynoun

    inaction, passivity, inertia, lethargy, dormancy, stagnation, torpor, latency, sloth, fabian policy

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  1. Rhonda Randall:

    Now, if we focus our attention to other lifestyle choices -- like physical inactivity, like obesity -- and find out as individuals what motivates us, what are the small changes that we can make that we'll stick with.

  2. Gregory Knell:

    There is not one silver bullet to overcoming the physical inactivity epidemic, our cities, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, entertainment venues and transportation systems have all been designed to promote physical inactivity.

  3. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    In a society of little economic development, universal inactivity accompanies universal poverty. You survive not by struggling against nature, or by increasing production, or by relentless labor; instead you survive by expending as little energy as possible, by striving constantly to achieve a state of immobility.

  4. Georges Benjamin:

    We know that ZIP code matters, we know very clearly that things such as educational attainment, access and utilization of things like tobacco, physical inactivity, nutrition, the location of if they have access to things like grocery stores, all those things matter at the county level and at the local level.

  5. Doc Rivers:

    Our society must start getting comfortable with the uncomfortable conversation and do the right thing, silence and inactivity are not acceptable anymore.

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