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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Not active or tending to be active.
  • adj. Not functioning or operating; out of use: inactive machinery.
  • adj. Not being in continuous use or operation: an inactive brokerage account.
  • adj. Retired from duty or service.
  • adj. Chemistry Not readily participating in chemical reactions; inert.
  • adj. Biology Marked by the absence or reduction of activity, such as the ability to cause infection.
  • adj. Medicine Quiescent. Used especially of a disease.
  • adj. Physics Showing no optical activity in polarized light.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Not active, temporarily or permanently
  • adj. Not functioning or operating; broken down
  • adj. Retired from duty or service
  • adj. Relatively inert
  • adj. Showing no optical activity in polarized light
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert.
  • adj. Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle.
  • adj. Not exhibiting any action or activity on polarized light; optically inactive; optically neutral; -- said of isomeric forms of certain substances, in distinction from other forms which are optically active.
  • adj. Lacking biological or biochemical activity; not causing a specific biological or biochemical effect; -- said of substances such as enzymes which have lost their catalytic power, or of small molecules which are tested for some type of biological activity and found to lack that activity.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Not active or acting.
  • Marked by inaction or sluggishness; destitute of activity: as, an inactive existence; the inactive stage of insect life (that is, the period of metamorphosis, generally passed in concealment). Synonyms Inert, Lazy, etc. (see idle), passive, supine.
  • In chem., causing no rotation in the plane of polarized light.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert
  • adj. (military) not involved in military operations
  • adj. lacking in energy or will
  • adj. (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly
  • adj. not exerting influence or change
  • adj. not engaged in full-time work
  • adj. not in physical motion
  • adj. (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
  • adj. lacking activity; lying idle or unused
  • adj. not active physically or mentally
  • Equivalent
    unreactive    unresisting    resistless    supine    hands-off    latent    dead-end    flat    indolent    quiescent   
    active    lively   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    inert    idle    dull    slothful    indolent    lazy    sluggish    quiet    idler    do-nothing   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    inert    sluggish    unable    dormant    passive    quiescent    torpid    apathetic    indifferent    unconcerned