Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition or character of being inactive; want of action or exertion; indisposition to act or exert one's self; sluggishness.
  • noun Synonyms See idle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being inactive; inertness.
  • noun Idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion; lack of energy; sluggishness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being inactive; idleness; passiveness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
  • noun the state of being inactive
  • noun being inactive; being less active

Etymologies

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From in- +‎ activity.

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