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Synonyms for inertia
ɪnˈɜr ʃə, ɪˈnɜr-

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Wiktionary

  1. inertianoun

    In a person, unwillingness to take action.

    Synonyms:
    slothfulness, idleness, laziness, sloth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inactiveness, inactivity, inertianoun

    a disposition to remain inactive or inert

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

    Synonyms:
    inactivity, inactiveness, inaction

  2. inertianoun

    (physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force

    Synonyms:
    inactivity, inactiveness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inertianoun

    Synonyms:
    inertness, sluggishness, indisposition to move

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#16872cessation
#22959inertia
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#38211repose
#38659sloth
#40026stagnation
#41296laziness
#53531slowness
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#89110immobility
#109877quiescence
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#120897sluggishness
#168211slackness

How to use inertia in a sentence?

  1. Northrop Frye:

    It is clear that all verbal structures with meaning are verbal imitations of that elusive psychological and physiological process known as thought, a process stumbling through emotional entanglements, sudden irrational convictions, involuntary gleams of insight, rationalized prejudices, and blocks of panic and inertia, finally to reach a completely incommunicable intuition.

  2. Michael Hewson:

    There has been a poor session in Asia and I don't think investors are getting involved ... Basic inertia and low volumes are dragging markets lower.

  3. Elbert Hubbard:

    The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.

  4. W. Clement Stone:

    The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.

  5. David Chaudron:

    The transition away from being a rentier state is not a comfortable one, they’re trying. But the fundamental question is: will their trying bear enough fruit before the downside of the current system hits? Or is it a day late and a dollar short? Will the forces of change ultimately be enough to overcome the inertia of the current system? I don’t know.

Images & Illustrations of inertia

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