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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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How to use inactivity in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  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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