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    inactive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inactive

    Definition
    (adj) (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert
    Example Sentence
    • desired amounts of inactive chlorine
    Definition
    (adj) (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly Definition
    (adj) (military) not involved in military operations
    Synonyms : nonoperational
    Definition
    (adj) not exerting influence or change Definition
    (adj) (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
    Synonyms : dormant
    Example Sentence
    • a dormant volcano
    Definition
    (adj) lacking in energy or will
    Synonyms : passive
    Example Sentence
    • Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself
    Definition
    (adj) lacking activity; lying idle or unused
    Example Sentence
    • an inactive mine
    • inactive accounts
    • inactive machinery
    Definition
    (adj) not engaged in full-time work
    Example Sentence
    • inactive reserve
    • an inactive member
    Definition
    (adj) not active physically or mentally
    Example Sentence
    • illness forced him to live an inactive life
    • dreamy and inactive by nature
    Definition
    (adj) not in physical motion
    Synonyms : motionless , static , still
    Example Sentence
    • the inertia of an object at rest
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