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  Words related to inactive

Related / Similar Words: passive, dormant, extinct, abeyant, in abeyance(p), suspended, motionless, static, still, reserve(a)

 

Definition:
  • not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature";
  • not engaged in full-time work; "inactive reserve" ; "an inactive member of the department";
  • lacking activity; lying idle or unused; "an inactive mine"; "inactive accounts"; "inactive machinery";
  • not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly;
  • lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith;
  • of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano";
  • of e.g. volcanos; permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano";
  • not active or exerting influence;
  • temporarily inactive;
  • not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest";
  • not engaged in military action;
  • not participating in a chemical reaction; "desired amounts of inactive chlorine";

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    See Also: lethargic, unergetic

     

    Attributes: activeness, activity, inaction, inactivity, inactiveness, passivity, passiveness, dormancy, quiescence, quiescency, extinction

     

     
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