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Synonyms for inactivity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaction, inactivity, inactiveness(noun)

    the state of being inactive

    Synonyms:
    inactiveness, inertia, inaction

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    inactiveness, inertia, inaction

    Antonyms:
    activity, action, activeness

  3. inactivity(noun)

    being inactive; being less active

    Synonyms:
    inertia, inactiveness, inaction

    Antonyms:
    action, activity, activeness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inactivity(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inactivity(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inactivity":

    inaction, olf, idle, idleness, inactive, disuse, inertia, passivity, downtime, non-participation, non-action

How to pronounce inactivity?

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How to say inactivity in sign language?

  1. inactivity

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How to use inactivity in a sentence?

  1. Doc Rivers:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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