Antonyms
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1. kinetic

adjective. ['kəˈnɛtɪk, kɪˈnɛtɪk'] characterized by motion.

Antonyms

  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • κινητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • κινέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Kinetic

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  • sympathetic
  • kinesthetic
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Example sentences of the word kinetic


1. Adjective
Since this object is rotating and moving, the wheel has kinetic energy or the energy of motion.

Quotes containing the word kinetic


1. I learned...that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness.
- Brenda Ueland

2. Credentials are like potential energy, the compliments of a name on paper, in documents, word of mouth, but faith is like kinetic energy, the motion and the force that which is witnessed. Hence in the end it is the faith rather than the credentials that really takes you places.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. kinetic

adjective. ['kəˈnɛtɪk, kɪˈnɛtɪk'] supplying motive force.

Synonyms

  • energizing
  • energising
  • dynamical

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • disincentive
  • stative
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • κινητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • κινέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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