Inactive and Lifeless


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Inactive adjective – Not being in a state of use, activity, or employment.
Usage example: an inactive oil well

Lifeless is a synonym for inactive in dull topic. In some cases you can use "Lifeless" instead an adjective "Inactive", when it comes to topics like sluggish, idle.
Nearby Words: inactivity, inaction, inactively
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Lifeless adjective – No longer living.
Inactive is a synonym for lifeless in property topic. Sometimes you can use "Inactive" instead an adjective "Lifeless", if it concerns topics such as dull, sluggish.
Nearby Words: life, lifelessly
Synonyms for Lifeless

Things that words describes

state inactive state lifeless state
form inactive form lifeless form
face inactive face lifeless face
head inactive head lifeless head
Other nouns: corpse, ship, objects, robots.
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