HyperDic: inaction

English > 1 sense of the word inaction:
NOUNstateinaction, inactivity, inactivenessthe state of being inactive
inaction > pronunciation
Soundsihnae'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > inaction: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being inactive.
Synonymsinactivity, inactiveness
Narrowerabeyance, suspensiontemporary cessation or suspension
anergyinactivity and lack of energy
arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppageThe state of inactivity following an interruption
calcificationAn inflexible and unchanging state
deep freezetemporary inactivity or suspension
desuetudeA state of inactivity or disuse
dormancy, quiescence, quiescencyA state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
extinctionno longer active
holding patternA state of inaction with no progress and no change
restA state of inaction
stagnation, stagnancy, doldrumsA state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
stagnation, stagnancyinactivity of liquids / liquids
stasisinactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Oppositeaction, activity, activenessThe state of being active
Spanishinacción, inactividad
Catalaninacció, inactivitat, innacció

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