His answer was, that he had been used to a sedentary employment.
Of meditative and sedentary habits, I enjoyed the extreme quiet.
This is so, probably, because I'm a school teacher and sedentary in my habits.
I have, I confess, but indifferent skill in these sedentary arts.
His wild outbursts are the result, I think, of his sedentary life.
The same applies to people ...