inactivity inactivity  /ɪ næk ˈtɪ vɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being inactive
  2. (n) a disposition to remain inactive or inert
  3. (n) being inactive; being less active

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His research is focused on dynamic changes in diet, physical activity and inactivity, and body composition.
  2. Charges for annual fees and purchases abroad are up, and companies like Fifth Third Bank have introduced inactivity fees: $19 if you don't use your card over a 12-month period.
  3. If human activity causes global warming, then human inactivity in the political and diplomatic realm may prove be as great an obstacle to solutions.

News

  1. Fitness team seeks input from public

    According to the 2013 County Health Rankings (www.countyhealthranking.org), Rush County is above the Indiana and National Benchmarks in the categories of adult obesity and physical inactivity.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Rushville Republican

  2. Memphis riverfront walkway behind Pyramid scuttled by state, feds

    State pulls money because of inactivity, 13 years after grant was awarded
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  3. JetBlue Frequent Flier Points Will Never Expire

    JetBlue Airways announced that frequent flier points earned in its TrueBlue program will not expire, making it the second U.S. airline (Delta's the other) with the policy. Other carriers delete miles after 18 to 24 months of inactivity.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNBC

Quotes

  1. Shadow children's secretary Michael Gove said: "The Sutherland report is an epic catalogue of incompetence, inefficiency and blinkered inactivity in the delivery of a vital public service. It paints an unremittingly depressing picture of the...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Michael Gove Source: Yorkshire Post

  2. "He had some soreness, which you would expect ...... just from the inactivity," coach Brad Childress said.
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Brad Childress Source: USA Today

  3. "It's difficult. You have to think about the inactivity, and the return to a certain level. There's an amount of preparation that is enormous," Contador said. "When he's at the maximum level, he's a difficult rider to beat. (But) I think you...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Alberto Contador Source: International Herald Tribune

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