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Adjective
Unable to move or act
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“The image of the rural cultivator as politically inert unless prodded by external forces persists.”
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Lacking energy or vigor
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“Is it just an unwillingness on the part of an inert legal community in this country that the jury system has not been adequately researched?”
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Weak, lifeless or lacking in strength
“He glanced over his shoulder, then spun completely around to stare at the inert body crumpled on the asphalt a few feet behind him.”
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Chemically inactive
“Airborne CFCs, which were relatively inert near Earth's surface, were being decomposed by sunlight in the upper atmosphere.”
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In an idle state due to not being used or employed
Inert warehouses and earth-covered magazines are spread throughout the depot's 45,000 acres.”
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Dull or uninteresting in nature
“What Shakespeare did with Brooke's clean but relatively inert story was to add complication and focus.”
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Lacking sufficient power or strength
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Existing in a latent or dormant state
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Resistant to corrosion and discoloration
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No longer active or functioning
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Not involved or committed to a group or activity
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Dead, no longer alive
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In a state of sleep or slumber
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Dull, sluggish, or ugly
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