How to use inaction in a sentence
One night, frustrated with inaction and disgusted with fossil fuel use, he sat at his computer and calculated the sources of all his own emissions so he could go about reducing them.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try. | by Elizabeth Weil | January 25, 2021 | ProPublica
The government stimulus that kept millions of Americans from falling into poverty earlier in the pandemic is long gone, and new aid is still a dot on the horizon after months of congressional inaction.Stealing to survive: More Americans are shoplifting food as aid runs out during the pandemic | Abha Bhattarai, Hannah Denham | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
However, the consequences of inaction were even more terrifying.How the Truman Doctrine transformed America’s role in the world | A.J. Baime | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
Still, the rapid mobilization of support shows how lawmakers from both parties are trying to come up with a compromise quickly after months of inaction.Momentum builds for bipartisan $908 billion stimulus package as more GOP senators express support | Jeff Stein, Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
The last two weekly unemployment reports show further worrisome signs, as new unemployment claims rose, and economists say further inaction from Congress in the face of a public health crisis could derail the fledgling recovery.U.S. hiring slowed in November as coronavirus cases surged, ADP report says | Hamza Shaban | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
Fuming Iranian officials blamed the United States and United Kingdom for backing the militants, and Pakistan for inaction.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There should be no more excuses for inaction on violence against women.
After acknowledging that there has been a “bend in the curve” and a reason to hope, he warned against inaction.
The report also showed that the cost of preventing violence is far less expensive than the cost of inaction.
Will inaction lead to a more deeply entrench conflict—more violence and death—or will the problem go away on its own?One Former Hostage Says Negotiate With ISIS, And Pay Ransoms If You Must | Sarah Shourd | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Their apparent inaction most wondered, very many murmured, some were alarmed, and Mr O'Connell laughed at.
If nothing is done during infancy inaction operates generally as an affirmation.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
But even while chiding the Earl for inaction, Perrott admitted that want of provisions was a fair excuse.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Suddenly reduced to enforced inaction, David felt his strong and valiant soul bow beneath the weight of a great despair.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
He takes a pleasure in work; is happy inaction; and hates both clerical and secular indifference.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
British Dictionary definitions for inaction
lack of action; idleness; inertia
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