Activity and Inactivity


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Activity noun – Any specific behavior.
Usage example: they avoided all recreational activity

Inactivity is an antonym for activity in topics: action, special interest or pursuit, state of being active.
Nearby Words: action, active, activate, actively, activist
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Inactivity noun – Lack of action or activity.
Usage example: the inactivity outside the school led me to think that it must have been vacation week

Activity is an antonym for inactivity.
Nearby Words: inactive, inaction, inactivate, inactively
Antonyms for Inactivity
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physical physical activity physical inactivity

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Dungeon Crawl Rewarding Inactivity: Before the version 0.10, the three good gods used to grant piety slowly over time, in contrast to other gods who required activity for increasing and preserving piety.
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