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Meaning of INERTNESS

Pronunciation:  `in'urtnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  immobility by virtue of being inert
 

INERTNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: immobility

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ert"ness\, n.
1. Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to
   action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility.
   --Glanvill.

         Laziness and inertness of mind. --Burke.

2. Absence of the power of self-motion; inertia.

 

 

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