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inert

Synonyms of inert in English:

adjective

  • 1 she lay inert in her bed
    unconscious, out cold, comatose, lifeless, inanimate, insensible, senseless, insensate, insentient;
    unconcerned, apathetic, indifferent
    French archaic fainéant
    rare soporose, soporous, otiose
    [Antonyms] moving, active
  • 2 the inert gases in meteorites
    chemically inactive
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