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Definition 1: being inactive; being less active - [noun denoting act]

(inactivity is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of inactivity ) temporary inactivity

(... is a kind of inactivity ) the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

"the wait was an ordeal for him"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

"took his repose by the swimming pool"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) having no employment

(... is a kind of inactivity ) the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

Definition 2: a disposition to remain inactive or inert - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where inactivity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for inactivity in the sense of this definition

(inactivity is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of inactivity ) inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

"the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) the attribute of being restful

"he longed for the restfulness of home"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative

(... is a kind of inactivity ) inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

Definition 3: the state of being inactive - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for inactivity in the sense of this definition

(inactivity is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

(... is a kind of inactivity ) a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) a state of inaction

"a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) a state of inaction with no progress and no change

"you should go into a holding pattern until he gets over his disappointment"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) no longer active; extinguished

"the extinction of the volcano"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction

"the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) a state of inactivity or disuse

(... is a kind of inactivity ) temporary inactivity or suspension

"the legislation has now been revived after ten years in the deep freeze"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) an inflexible and unchanging state

"the calcification of negotiations"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) the state of inactivity following an interruption

"the negotiations were in arrest" "held them in check" "during the halt he got some lunch" "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow" "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

(... is a kind of inactivity ) inactivity and lack of energy

(... is a kind of inactivity ) temporary cessation or suspension

(... is a kind of inactivity ) inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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