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synonyms for sedentary

  • inactive
  • desk
  • desk-bound
  • idle
  • seated
  • settled
  • sitting
  • sluggish
  • stationary
  • torpid
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antonyms for sedentary

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  • activated
  • active
  • energetic
  • mobile
  • moving
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How to use sedentary in a sentence

Back pain can often be the predictable result of a sedentary lifestyle that more and more Americans have, so it may not take much movement to increase strength in the core and back enough to relieve pain.
THE BEST THING FOR BACK PAIN IS ACTUALLY MORE MOVEMENTSARA CHODOSHSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some might argue that the imaging signs could be chalked up to differences between the hearts of competitive athletes and those of the more sedentary.
COLLEGE ATHLETES SHOW SIGNS OF POSSIBLE HEART INJURY AFTER COVID-19AIMEE CUNNINGHAMSEPTEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
I know online education may seem an awful imposition on parents of younger children particularly – bloodless and breathless, as well as overly sedentary.
ONLINE LEARNING IS HERE TO STAYSARA-ELLEN AMSTERAUGUST 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This time, however, we distilled the plasma from runners and injected it into sedentary litter mates over the course of a month.
COUCH POTATO NO MORE: HOW THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE TRANSFER TO THE BRAINSHELLY FANJULY 14, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
After 30 days of giving them the drug, Evans and his team put the sedentary mice on a treadmill.
THE ZERO-MINUTE WORKOUT (EP. 383 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 2, 2020FREAKONOMICS
She grants the enjoyment of sedentary pursuits to those to whom she has denied hardier pleasures.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I now begin to despair, and am almost inclined to think that your sedentary life has rivetted your chains, and cut off your wings.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
A slightly sallow tinge under its sudden bloom told how Rose had suffered from the sedentary life.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
A waiter conjured a vacant table and chairs from nowhere, in the midst of the sedentary throng.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The sedentary life told on his health, and he obstinately declined the medicines his mother sent him.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SEDENTARY

  • calm
  • devoted
  • domiciliary
  • family
  • home
  • home-loving
  • homelike
  • homely
  • indoor
  • pet
  • private
  • sedentary
  • settled
  • stay-at-home
  • subdued
  • submissive
  • tame
  • trained
  • tranquil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.