Inactive and Living


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

Living is an antonym for inactive.
Nearby Words: inactivity, inaction, inactively
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Living adjective – Being in effective operation.
Usage example: a living culture that has survived a number of foreign invasions

Inactive is an antonym for living in existing topic.
Nearby Words: live, lived, livable
Antonyms for Living
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character inactive character living character
part inactive part living part
member inactive member living member
form inactive form living form
Other nouns: bomb, characters, head, corpse, bodies, dragons.
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Living or Inactive. 2016. Accessed August 05, 2021.

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