Synonyms for inactive
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : in-ak-tiv|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈæk tɪv|
Top 10 synonyms for inactive Other synonyms for the word inactive
- in holding pattern
- on hold
- out of action
- out of commission
- out of service
- out of work
Définition of inactiveOrigin :
- 1725, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + active.
- adj not engaged in action; inert, lazy
- Others, who demanded revenge, found an aliment for their inactive forces.
- Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
- For the remaining part of the year 1811 both armies were inactive.
- Extract from : « The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrence » by William Lawrence
- If the imagination intoxicates the poet, it is not inactive in other men.
- Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- It is well for us that they will now be forced to be inactive.
- Extract from : « The Cat of Bubastes » by G. A. Henty
- Washington lay for a while inactive while the enemy prepared for their departure.
- Extract from : « The Siege of Boston » by Allen French
- Consciousness is an inactive spectator for the procession of the contents.
- Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
- But it could be readily believed that his restless mind was not inactive.
- Extract from : « Boy Scouts on Hudson Bay » by G. Harvey Ralphson
- We should have to encounter there only a weak, inactive, and unenterprising people.
- Extract from : « The Rose of Old St. Louis » by Mary Dillon
- Where there is love, there must be communication, because love can never be passive and inactive.
- Extract from : « Herein is Love » by Reuel L. Howe
- Is quiet and inactive, lacks self-confidence, and plays little.
- Extract from : « The Measurement of Intelligence » by Lewis Madison Terman
Antonyms for inactive
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