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  • s  unable to move or resist motion
  • s  having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    inert matter
  • s  slow and apathetic
    she was fat and inert

  • She movements maybe sluggish owing to age but her mind is not inert because she regales herself by doing crosswords everyday.
  • Some were filled with inert lactose or powdered chalk.
  • Turtles, inert and uncuddly, lag behind whales and pandas in the race for wildlife conservation publicity.
News & Articles

  • CF Says 1 Dead, 7 Injured in Louisiana Plant Accident
    The accident happened at about 6 p.m. yesterday in a part of the plant that had been shut for maintenance, the Deerfield, Illinois-based company said yesterday in a statement. CF said the incident involved the rupture of an inert nitrogen vessel during the off-loading of nitrogen.
    June 15, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Jairam Ramesh in Business Standard
    What passes for the Nigerian nation is nothing more than a tragic arena and Yar'Adua is only the latest tragic figure. The vampires, including those within his own family, turned him into a mere inert resource for their diabolical schemes. They... Wole Soyinka http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wole_Soyinka&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEDmidki4aGN0VD22NVRGX024Ea_g THISDAY http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php%3Fid%3D172924&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHZpp1Z2AoBjt3fdi_LoFuVirdetA May 9, 2010 51374 68908 inert Plastic itself is a chemically inert substance, used world-wide for packaging and is not per-se hazardous to health and environment. Recycling of plastic, if carried out as per approved procedures and guidelines, may not be an environmental or...
  • Mark Denbeaux in USA Today
    He is normally a gentle, quiet, shy person,Denbeaux said late Saturday. "He sat there in a subdued state that was almost inert. He was colossally depressed."

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