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It was inert and nonflammable, making it safe for the materials it kept frozen as well as the field technicians transporting them.

His education was deficient; it had not been carried on steadily, and he had been allowed to indulge a constitutional inertness.

This was quite an event, and gave a fillip to the inertness of Madame de Fontanges, whose curiosity was excited.

Her inertness vanished; the sudden anger and wonderment in her eyes met the passion in his.

It shows that the trouble lies in the inertness of established habit.

Its moral inertness, its lack of spiritual enthusiasm, gave it less and less hold on the religious minds of the day.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inertness, such as: dawdling, dormancy, droning, hibernation, idleness, and inactivity.

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