Definition of inaction in English:


Syllabification: in·ac·tion
Pronunciation: /inˈakSHən


  • Lack of action where some is expected or appropriate: future generations will condemn us for inaction
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    • The other route would see the fruits of eight years of growth wither on the vine through inaction and lack of imagination.
    • The inaction of our parliament condemns another generation to ill health and addiction.
    • Was this inaction simply the result of key people disregarding, or being ignorant of, the evidence?
    inactivity, nonintervention; neglect, negligence, apathy, inertia, indolence, sluggishness, lethargy, idleness

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