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in·ert

inert

 
pronunciation:
ih nuhrt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not being able to move, act, or resist.
She took sleeping pills and is lying inert on the couch.
synonyms:
motionless, stationary
antonyms:
animated
similar words:
fixed, passive, still
derivations: inertly (adv.), inertness (n.)
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