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inactive

in·ac·tive

inactive

 
 
pronunciation:
In aek tihv
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not moving or operating; inert; quiescent.
Before its eruption last week, the volcano had been inactive for over a century.
synonyms:
dormant, inert, quiescent, quiet
antonyms:
active
similar words:
calm, extinct, idle, immobile, lazy, motionless, passive, slack, stagnant, stationary, still, stock-still, torpid
definition 2: not in use or service, as a retired member of an organization or a member of the military.
synonyms:
idle, nonfunctional, retired
antonyms:
active
similar words:
emeritus, inoperative, reserve, suspended, unemployed, unoccupied, unused
definition 3: not lively; passive or sluggish.
synonyms:
inert, lethargic, passive, sleepy, sluggish, slumberous, stagnant, supine, torpid
antonyms:
active, energetic, live
similar words:
dormant, dull, inanimate, indolent, lackadaisical, languid, lazy, lifeless, listless, otiose, quiet, sedentary
derivations: inactively (adv.), inactiveness (n.), inactivity (n.)