Definition of Inactivity

1. Noun. The state of being inactive.




2. Noun. A disposition to remain inactive or inert. "He had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"
Exact synonyms: Inactiveness, Inertia
Generic synonyms: Trait
Specialized synonyms: Flatness, Languor, Lethargy, Phlegm, Sluggishness, Restfulness, Passiveness, Passivity, Indolence, Laziness
Antonyms: Activeness
Derivative terms: Inactive, Inactive, Inactive

3. Noun. Being inactive; being less active.
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Pause, Wait, Waiting, Ease, Relaxation, Repose, Rest, Idleness, Idling, Loafing, Delay, Holdup
Antonyms: Activity
Derivative terms: Inactive, Inactive

Definition of Inactivity

1. n. The state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the inactivity of matter.

Definition of Inactivity

1. Noun. The quality of being inactive; idleness; passiveness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inactivity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inactivity

inactivated poliovirus vaccine
inactivated serum
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inactivating
inactivation
inactivations
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inactivators
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inactive mutant
inactive repressor
inactive tuberculosis
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inactivities
inactivity (current term)
inactose
inactuate
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inadaptability
inadaptable
inadaptation
inadaptations
inadaptive
inadept
inadeptly
inadeptness

Literary usage of Inactivity

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"Indeed, while the activity rate of women has risen substantially, the male inactivity rate has shown a consistent upward trend accompanied by a similar rise ..."

2. Netherlands by Anne Sonnet (2005)
"The first section looks at characteristics and long-term trends of age-specific activity and inactivity profiles. In the second section, the employment ..."

3. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"It seems probable, that the Soul will remain in a State of inactivity, ... That the doul is reduced to a state of inactivity by the deposition of the gross ..."

4. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"It seems probable, that the Soul will remain in a State of inactivity, ... That the soul is reduced to a state of inactivity by the deposition of the gross ..."

5. The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women by Marian Sandmaier (1992)
"Physical inactivity increases the risk of heart disease. It both contributes directly to heart-related problems and increases the chances of developing ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The complete inactivity of the French fleets during 1803 and the earlier months of 1804 must in part be explained by the want of seamen and the lack of ..."

7. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1848)
"inactivity of the Burmas.—Subsidence of the Panic. —Negrais and Cheduba reduced. — The British Lines at Rangoon harassed by the Burmas, — Detachment sent ..."

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