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Meaning of INACTION

Pronunciation:  in'akshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a state of no activity
  2. [n]  the state of being inactive
 

INACTION is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: inactiveness, inactivity
 
 Antonyms: action, activeness, activity
 
 See Also: abeyance, anergy, arrest, calcification, check, desuetude, doldrums, dormancy, extinction, halt, hitch, motionlessness, quiescence, quiescency, rest, stagnancy, stagnation, stasis, state, stay, stillness, stop, stoppage, suspension

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ac"tion\, n. [Pref. in. not + action: cf.
inaction.]
Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness;
rest; inertness. --Berkeley.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: dormancy, drift, fixation, fixity, hibernation, idleness, immobility, inactiveness, inactivity, indolence, inertia, inertness, lethargy, lull, motionlessness, quiescence, slackness, slothfulness, suspension, torpidity, underactivity
 

 

 

 

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