Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / inert
FEEDBACK
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

USE inert IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Prove That You’re A Word Of The Day Nonesuch–Ace This Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Sometimes it’s more expensive, sometimes it’s not — but if it is, it may be worth the extra investment in your health so that you can avoid ingesting trace amounts of pesticides and the inert ingredients in pesticides, which include some phthalates.
For a bomb to be useful, it needs to remain inert until deliberately armed, it needs to cause an explosion of a useful size, and it ideally uses the minimum amount of material to make all that work.
Even ExxonMobil, which has been more inert on that score, announced this week that it will launch a $3 billion carbon-capture-and-sequestration affiliate that will be called ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions.
For a long time, Pluto was believed to be an airless, inert world.
The investigators chose not to use an inert saline solution for the control group because both vaccines can cause side effects such as achiness, fever and fatigue.
As a chemically inert, “noble” element, xenon makes for a quiet gazing pool in which to look for the ripples of unknown particles, should any flit through.
Inside the Continental Exhibition Corporation one man was slumped over a desk, an automatic half-gripped in his inert hand.
Inert forms were being carried out of houses where chimneys or skylights had gone through the roof.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
So inert, despondent, and lethargic a moment before, he now seemed full to overflowing of life and animation.
The next moment it wilted, rolled downward with outstretched arms, and collapsed upon the gravel, an inert mass.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST

WORDS RELATED TO INERT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

ubietynoun | [yoo-bahy-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION