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inactively

See definition of inactively on Dictionary.com
  • as inlanguidly
  • as inleisurely

synonyms for inactively

  • sluggishly
  • indifferently
  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • weakly
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How to use inactively in a sentence

One half of Germany encouraged the rebels, the other inactively awaited the issue; Spanish assistance was still very remote.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
In this stately obscurity did Wallenstein silently, but not inactively, await the hour of revenge.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Epicurus, who believes that the gods merely watch the destiny of men inactively from their blissful heights, is right.
CLEOPATRA, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Night put a stop to hostilities, and the next day, until late in the afternoon, we passed inactively.
THE STORY OF A CANNONEER UNDER STONEWALL JACKSONEDWARD A. MOORE
If we loitered inactively at Ems, we certainly suffered no grass to grow under our feet now.
THE DODD FAMILY ABROAD, VOL. I.(OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Opposite stood a group of young dandies with girls upon their arms looking inactively upon the scene.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 2 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
We only find that he looked inactively on the great change which took place in Syria in the last decade of his reign.
THE HISTORY OF ANTIQUITY, VOL. III (OF VI)MAX DUNCKER
To me and to many others the thought that our country might stand by and watch inactively an attack upon France was intolerable.
NEW YORK TIMES, CURRENT HISTORY, VOL 1, ISSUE 1VARIOUS
I resolved, rather than wait inactively for death with that weapon useless, to employ the most reckless means of escape.
THE BRIGHT FACE OF DANGERROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
We could not sit inactively under this decree of annihilation.
IRELAND SINCE PARNELLDANIEL DESMOND SHEEHAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INACTIVELY

  • inactively
  • indifferently
  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • sluggishly
  • weakly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.