1. [ noun ] a disposition to remain inactive or inert
Synonyms: inertia inactiveness

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

Related terms: activeness trait passivity indolence restfulness languor
2. [ noun ] the state of being inactive
Synonyms: inaction inactiveness
Related terms: action action action state arrest stagnation rest abeyance extinction dormancy stasis desuetude calcification stagnancy holding_pattern deep_freeze anergy inactive
3. [ noun ] being inactive; being less active
Related terms: activity radioactivity act ease pause idleness delay wait
Similar spelling:   inactive