1. [ noun ] a state of no activity
Synonyms: inaction
Related terms: motionlessness
2. [ noun ] the state of being inactive
Synonyms: inaction inactivity
Related terms: action action action state arrest stagnation rest abeyance extinction dormancy stasis desuetude calcification stagnancy holding_pattern deep_freeze anergy inactive
3. [ noun ] a disposition to remain inactive or inert
Synonyms: inertia inactivity

"he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"

Related terms: activeness trait passivity indolence restfulness languor
Similar spelling:   inactivate