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1. inactivity

noun. ['ˌɪnækˈtɪvɪti'] being inactive; being less active.

Synonyms

  • human action
  • idling
  • holdup
  • pause
  • repose
  • loafing
  • act
  • rest
  • deed
  • waiting
  • idleness
  • ease
  • relaxation
  • wait
  • delay

Antonyms

  • active
  • start
  • go on
  • beginning

Etymology

  • activity (English)
  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Rhymes with Inactivity

  • oversensitivity
  • retroactivity
  • subjectivity
  • reflexivity
  • productivity
  • hyperactivity
  • expressivity
  • sensitivity
  • receptivity
  • objectivity
  • interactivity
  • connectivity
  • aggressivity
  • passivity

Sentences with inactivity


1. Noun, singular or mass
If pain is brought on despite inactivity, a professional should be consulted for a diagnosis.

2. inactivity

noun. ['ˌɪnækˈtɪvɪti'] the state of being inactive.

Synonyms

  • dormancy
  • halt
  • deep freeze
  • inactiveness
  • suspension
  • extinction
  • stagnancy
  • quiescency
  • stagnation
  • rest
  • inaction
  • arrest
  • anergy
  • hitch
  • stasis
  • check
  • doldrums
  • stop
  • holding pattern
  • stoppage
  • calcification
  • state
  • quiescence
  • stay
  • desuetude

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • lie
  • sit

Etymology

  • activity (English)
  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

3. inactivity

noun. ['ˌɪnækˈtɪvɪti'] a disposition to remain inactive or inert.

Synonyms

  • lethargy
  • passivity
  • languor
  • sluggishness
  • restfulness
  • inertia
  • passiveness
  • indolence
  • inactiveness
  • flatness
  • trait
  • phlegm

Antonyms

  • fit
  • change
  • wake
  • be active

Etymology

  • activity (English)
  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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