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1. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] unable to move or resist motion.

Synonyms

  • unmoving

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • energetic

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Inert

  • disconcert
  • vanwert
  • subvert
  • reassert
  • mcwhirt
  • dilbert
  • convert
  • concert
  • boisvert
  • unhurt
  • thibert
  • squirt
  • revert
  • pervert
  • mcguirt
  • mcgirt
  • invert
  • insert
  • exert
  • divert
  • dessert
  • desert
  • spurt
  • skirt
  • schwerdt
  • overt
  • flirt
  • evert
  • blurt
  • avert

Example sentences of the word inert


1. Adjective
Dry the wounds gently with clean cloth and apply an antiseptic cream or an inert hydro gel product.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Welding EMT is normally accomplished through metal inert gas welding, or MIG.

Quotes containing the word inert


1. The joys of friendship inert the heart and fizzy home bouncing jubilantly with laughter-buttered love.
- Bradley Chicho

2. We the mortals touch the metals,the wind, the ocean shores, the stones,knowing they will go on, inert or burning,and I was discovering, naming all the these things:it was my destiny to love and say goodbye.
- Pablo Neruda, Still Another Day

3. But no: he was empty, he was confronted by a vast anger, a desperate anger, he saw it and could almost have touched it. But it was inert - if it were to live and find expression and suffer, he must lend it his own body. It was other people's anger. "Swine!"He clenched his fists, he strode along, but nothing came, the anger remained external to himself.
- Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason

2. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive.

Synonyms

  • unreactive
  • indifferent

Antonyms

  • operational
  • chromatic
  • colorful

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)

3. inert

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɝːt'] slow and apathetic.

Synonyms

  • soggy
  • sluggish
  • inactive

Antonyms

  • awake
  • dry
  • light
  • fast

Etymology

  • inerte (French)
  • iners (Latin)
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