What does inactivity mean?

Definitions for inactivity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaction, inactivity, inactiveness(noun)

    the state of being inactive

  2. inactiveness, inactivity, inertia(noun)

    a disposition to remain inactive or inert

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

  3. inactivity(noun)

    being inactive; being less active


  1. inactivity(Noun)

    The quality of being inactive; idleness; passiveness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inactivity(noun)

    the state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the inactivity of matter

  2. Inactivity(noun)

    idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion; want of energy; sluggishness

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. inactivit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inactivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inactivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gunther Neumayr:

    Walking and hiking are the original forms of motion and should be more recommended by public health campaigns to face this epidemic of inactivity.

  2. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    In a society of little economic development, universal inactivity accompanies universal poverty. You survive not by struggling against nature, or by increasing production, or by relentless labor; instead you survive by expending as little energy as possible, by striving constantly to achieve a state of immobility.

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