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synonyms for inertness

  • dawdling
  • dormancy
  • droning
  • hibernation
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • leisure
  • lethargy
  • loafing
  • shiftlessness
  • sloth
  • slothfulness
  • slouch
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • stagnation
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • trifling
  • truancy
  • unemployment
  • dilly-dallying
  • goof-off time
  • inoperativeness
  • joblessness
  • laze
  • lazing
  • loitering
  • otiosity
  • own sweet time
  • pottering
  • time on one's hands
  • time to burn
  • time to kill
  • time-wasting
  • vegetating
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antonyms for inertness

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  • activity
  • busyness
  • employment
  • energy
  • life
  • liveliness
  • vigor
  • work
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How to use inertness in a sentence

It was inert and nonflammable, making it safe for the materials it kept frozen as well as the field technicians transporting them.
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His education was deficient; it had not been carried on steadily, and he had been allowed to indulge a constitutional inertness.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
This was quite an event, and gave a fillip to the inertness of Madame de Fontanges, whose curiosity was excited.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Her inertness vanished; the sudden anger and wonderment in her eyes met the passion in his.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
It shows that the trouble lies in the inertness of established habit.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
Its moral inertness, its lack of spiritual enthusiasm, gave it less and less hold on the religious minds of the day.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME III (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
If the study of physics has taught us anything, it is that nowhere in Nature is inertness or quiescence to be found.
THE IDEA OF GOD AS AFFECTED BY MODERN KNOWLEDGEJOHN FISKE
Its flesh was good for food, and from its inertness and incapacity for defence, the race was extirpated in a few years.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
The Master seems to chide the inertness of his servants when he says, “the fields are white already to harvest.”
THE PARABLES OF OUR LORDWILLIAM ARNOT
Furthermore, Carlsons results104 confirmed the Councils previous conclusion as to the inertness of secretin administered by mouth.
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