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English adjective: inert

1. inert unable to move or resist motion


Similarnonmoving, unmoving


Antonymsmoving

2. inert having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive


SamplesInert matter.
An indifferent chemical in a reaction.


Synonymsindifferent, neutral


Similarunreactive


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry


Antonymsreactive

3. inert slow and apathetic


SamplesShe was fat and inert.
A sluggish worker.
A mind grown torpid in old age.


Synonymssluggish, soggy, torpid


Similarinactive


Antonymsactive









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