Inactivity and Inertia


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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

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


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Inertia noun – A disposition to remain inactive or inert.
Usage example: he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

Inactivity is a synonym for inertia in sluggishness topic. You can use "Inactivity" instead a noun "Inertia", if it concerns topics such as lifelessness, passiveness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: inert, inertness
Synonyms for Inertia

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physical physical inactivity physical inertia
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Inertia or Inactivity. 2016. Accessed January 27, 2021.

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