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Synonyms for inertia
ɪnˈɜr ʃə, ɪˈnɜr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inactiveness, inactivity, inertia(noun)

    a disposition to remain inactive or inert

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

    Synonyms:
    inactivity, inactiveness, inaction

  2. inertia(noun)

    (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

Wiktionary

  1. inertia(noun)

    In a person, unwillingness to take action.

    Synonyms:
    slothfulness, idleness, laziness, sloth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inertia(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inertness, sluggishness, indisposition to move

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#36114inaction
#38211repose
#38659sloth
#40026stagnation
#41296laziness
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#67297idleness
#89110immobility
#109877quiescence
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#120897sluggishness
#168211slackness

How to use inertia in a sentence?

  1. Murat Toprak:

    Even if we put aside the Fed, we still have this political uncertainty and we are seeing an inertia in monetary policy, historically ... we have seen the central bank be a bit more active when the currency falls, but despite the record lows for the Turkish lira, the reaction of the central bank has been extremely limited.

  2. 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.

  3. William James:

    Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of inertia.

  4. W. Clement Stone:

    That's why many fail -- because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

  5. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.


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