- inert; unreactive.
- noting a compound that has no effect on polarized light.
OTHER WORDS FOR inactive
OPPOSITES FOR inactive
synonym study for inactive
OTHER WORDS FROM inactivein·ac·tive·ly, adverbin·ac·tiv·i·ty, in·ac·tive·ness, noun
How to use inactive in a sentence
Running back Travis Homer also is inactive for the Seahawks.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Of the people who got sick, 90 had received an inactive placebo.Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 appears nearly 95 percent effective|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 16, 2020|Science News For Students
They were without quarterback Sam Darnold, who was on the inactive list because of a shoulder injury.The Patriots’ season isn’t fixed, but at least they avoided losing to the Jets|Mark Maske|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Dwayne Haskins, Washington’s first-round draft pick in 2019, was inactive Sunday for the fifth straight week.What to know for NFL Week 9: Tua Tagovailoa arrives, and Tom Brady’s Buccaneers take a beating|Adam Kilgore|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
This searchable database shows information about active and inactive ad campaigns being run on Facebook, including the amount spent as well as the ages, genders, and locations of people who end up seeing an ad.Facebook glitch blocks certain political ads, raising new questions about transparency|Rebecca Heilweil|October 30, 2020|Vox
While some may classify that inactivity as laziness or indifference, Brown suggests the contrary.Deepwater Horizon: Life Drowning in Oil|Samuel Fragoso|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To keep you off your seat and on your feet, many trackers will even vibrate after a certain timeframe of inactivity.How to Better Use Your Data||January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At long last, a rest—although God knows it takes full as much energy to unwind and force the inactivity as it does to be active.Leonard Bernstein Asked About Hemingway, So Martha Gellhorn Set the Record Straight|Leonard Bernstein, Martha Gellhorn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Could it be that we are simply poorly adapted to inactivity?Is Your Chair Killing You? The Consequences of Comfort|Daniel E. Lieberman|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“This can then lead to inactivity, which can lead to frailty, then to ill health,” she says.A 100-Year-Old-Driver Crashes into School Kids. Time to Take Grandpa’s Car Keys?|Jamie Reno|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It strikes me that your inactivity proceeds from your lack of concentration, in spite of your snug workshop.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
And now, Sahib, after this event, my life became one of dull routine and inactivity.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
Broke utilized this period of comparative inactivity to train his men thoroughly.
Talleyrand was heartily sick of his inactivity, and eagerly seized the opportunity to reassert his importance.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
General Gage and the troops under his command are penned up, pining in inglorious inactivity.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson