inaction

[ in-ak-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF inaction

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INACTION

Now every minute's inaction increased this spirit of restlessness.

A rush of impatience succeeded the inaction of his memories.

They were appalled by inaction and by the feel of something terrible impending.

After three months of inaction give light, warmth and moisture.

Cesare sat impotent in Rome, no doubt vexed by his own inaction.

The inaction of the French has never been satisfactorily explained.

Inaction on his part was all that was required to make her position intolerable.

His legs became cramped from inaction, yet he dared not stir.

There were other reasons, however, for Devers's inaction, and grave ones.

But elsewhere the action, or inaction, of the British forces was discreditable.

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