Inactivity and Idleness


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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

Idleness is a synonym for inactivity in action topic. In some cases you can use "Idleness" instead a noun "Inactivity", when it comes to topics like sluggishness, inaction. popular alternative
Nearby Words: inactive, inaction, inactivate, inactively
Synonyms for Inactivity


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Idleness noun – Lack of action or activity.
Usage example: a day spent in idleness is nice, but a month of doing nothing is boring!

Inactivity is a synonym for idleness in action topic. You can use "Inactivity" instead a noun "Idleness", if it concerns topics such as laziness. popular alternative
Nearby Word: idle
Synonyms for Idleness

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Idleness or Inactivity. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2021.

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