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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaction, inactivity, inactiveness(noun)

    the state of being inactive

    inactiveness, inertia, inaction

    activity, action, activeness

  2. inactiveness, inactivity, inertia(noun)

    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. inactivity(noun)

    being inactive; being less active

    inertia, inactiveness, inaction

    action, activity, activeness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inactivity(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inactivity(n)

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

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  1. 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.

  2. Katarzyna Sokl:

    Hydrogenase is an enzyme present in algae that is capable of reducing protons into hydrogen, during evolution, this process has been deactivated because it wasn’t necessary for survival but we successfully managed to bypass the inactivity to achieve the reaction we wanted — splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen.

  3. Georges Benjamin:

    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.

  4. Rhonda Randall:

    What I hope we will see next year is that some of these trends really start to go in a better direction. As an example, the smoking trend in the United States has come down consistently over the 29 years of this report. That encourages me, 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.

  5. Gunther Neumayr:

    Walking and hiking are the original forms of motion and should be more recommended by public health campaigns to face this epidemic of inactivity.

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