Inaction and Indolence


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Inaction noun – Lack of action or activity.
Usage example: as a result of the park department's inaction, the city's pools are not ready to open for the summer

Indolence is a synonym for inaction in inertia topic. In some cases you can use "Indolence" instead a noun "Inaction", when it comes to topics like state of doing nothing.
Nearby Words: inactive, inactivity, inactively
Synonyms for Inaction


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Indolence noun – An inclination not to do work or engage in activities.
Inaction is a synonym for indolence in laziness topic. You can use "Inaction" instead a noun "Indolence".
Nearby Words: indolent, indolently
Synonyms for Indolence

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Indolence or Inaction. 2016. Accessed May 26, 2020.

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