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inactive

1. Chem (of a substance) having little or no reactivity
2. (of an element, isotope, etc.) having little or no radioactivity
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And Levin rode through the slush of the farmyard to the gate and out into the open country, his good little horse, after his long inactivity, stepping out gallantly, snorting over the pools, and asking, as it were, for guidance.
Even that would fade in the end into a contented inactivity.
That the storm was over he was convinced, but he chafed at the inactivity the low visibility put upon him, nor did conditions better materially before night fell, so that he was forced to await the new day at the very spot at which the tempest had deposited him.
You cannot show me your friendship in a more convincing manner than to find employment for me--I shall die of inactivity in a short while.
They may hunt the whole country-side, while the raindrops are pattering round their inactivity.
everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the
Physical inactivity may seem like an easy problem to solve, but it is a struggle to keep oneself moving.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 7 (ANI): A week after the arrest of Tamil Nadu cartoonist Bala, a regional journalist, Mani, said that the former faced legal actions just for exposing the inactivity of the Kasidharmam's District Collector.
Labour Force Survey (LFS) employment rate increased over the quarter, economic inactivity rate decreased.
But the BHF's Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour Report 2017 finds that in some parts of the country nearly half of adults are not meeting the official guidelines.
Now there is such a thing as diseases caused by inactivity.
The stiffness you feel after inactivity, which is something many people ignore, is really your body asking you to move.