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So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don't get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity.
Jack LaLanne

Meaning of "inactivity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INACTIVITY

inactivity  [ˌɪnækˈtɪvɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INACTIVITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Inactivity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INACTIVITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Activity

Activity may refer to: ▪ Action, in general ▪ Social activity, several concepts in the social sciences ▪ The Aristotelian concept of energeia, Latinized as actus ▪ Physical exercise ▪ Activity, a major task in Unified Modeling Language ▪ Activity diagram, a diagram representing activities in Unified Modeling Language ▪ Activity, an alternative name for the game charades ▪ Activity, the rate of catalytic activity, such as enzyme activity, in physical chemistry and enzymology ▪ Activity, the effective concentration of a solute for the purposes of mass action ▪ Activity ▪ Activity, radioactive decay#Radioactive decay rates, the number of radioactive decays per second ▪ Activity ▪ Activity ▪ HMS Activity , an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy ▪ in military parlance, a military agency or unit ▪ Activity Theory, social constructivism, Education The special spelling Activiti may mean: ▪ Activiti, an open source Business Process Management Platform...

Definition of inactivity in the English dictionary

The definition of inactivity in the dictionary is the quality of being inactive.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INACTIVITY


activity
ækˈtɪvɪtɪ
captivity
kæpˈtɪvɪtɪ
conductivity
ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ
connectivity
ˌkɒnɛkˈtɪvɪtɪ
creativity
ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪtɪ
hyperactivity
ˌhaɪpərækˈtɪvɪtɪ
insensitivity
ɪnˌsensɪˈtɪvɪtɪ
interactivity
ˌɪntərækˈtɪvɪtɪ
nativity
nəˈtɪvɪtɪ
negativity
ˌnɛɡəˈtɪvɪtɪ
positivity
ˌpɒzɪˈtɪvɪtɪ
productivity
ˌprɒdʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ
radioactivity
ˌreɪdɪəʊækˈtɪvɪtɪ
reactivity
ˌriːækˈtɪvɪtɪ
reflectivity
ˌriːflɛkˈtɪvɪtɪ
relativity
ˌrɛləˈtɪvɪtɪ
resistivity
ˌriːzɪsˈtɪvɪtɪ
selectivity
sɪˌlɛkˈtɪvɪtɪ
sensitivity
ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪtɪ
superconductivity
ˌsuːpəˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INACTIVITY

inaccessibility
inaccessible
inaccessibleness
inaccessibly
inaccuracies
inaccuracy
inaccurate
inaccurately
inaccurateness
inaction
inactivate
inactivation
inactive
inactively
inactiveness
inadaptable
inadaptation
inadaptive
inadequacy
inadequate

WORDS THAT END LIKE INACTIVITY

absorptivity
adaptivity
associativity
cooperativity
diffusivity
electronegativity
exclusivity
expressivity
extravehicular activity
festivity
gravity
hypersensitivity
inclusivity
motivity
objectivity
physical activity
special theory of relativity
subjectivity
thermal conductivity
transitivity
transmissivity

Synonyms and antonyms of inactivity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INACTIVITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «inactivity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of inactivity

Translation of «inactivity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INACTIVITY

Find out the translation of inactivity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of inactivity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «inactivity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

闲置
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inactividad
570 millions of speakers

English

inactivity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निष्क्रियता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخمول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бездействие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inatividade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিষ্ক্রিয়তা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inactivité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak aktif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Inaktivität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非アクティブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비 활동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora aktif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không hoạt động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயல்படாமல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निष्क्रियता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hareketsizlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inattività
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezczynność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бездіяльність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inactivitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδράνειας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onaktiwiteit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inaktivitet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inaktivitet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of inactivity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INACTIVITY»

The term «inactivity» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.842 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INACTIVITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «inactivity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «inactivity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about inactivity

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6 QUOTES WITH «INACTIVITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word inactivity.
1
Jimmy Connors
Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.
2
Jack LaLanne
So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don't get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity.
3
Matt Lucas
Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.
4
George C. Marshall
Passive inactivity, because you have not been given specific instructions to do this or to do that, is a serious deficiency.
5
Benito Mussolini
Inactivity is death.
6
Olympia Snowe
I understand why so many Americans are fed up with government. The 112th Congress was almost universally derided as the worst ever. It was the most polarized body since the end of Reconstruction, according to one study, and I grew embarrassed by its partisan bickering, inactivity, and refusal to address the vital challenges facing America.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INACTIVITY»

Discover the use of inactivity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to inactivity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Resistance to Exercise: A Social Analysis of Inactivity
This book will help health and fitness program administrators to better understand the social forces that influence people's resistance to participation in activity programs.
Mary McElroy, 2002
2
Inactivity: Physiological Effects
0 VI Contents 3 Effects of Inactivity on Bone andCalciumMetabolism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 49 Sara B. Arnaud, Victor S. Schneider, and Emily Morey-Holton I. Current Concepts of Skeletal Metabolism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 II. Current Concepts in ...
Harold Sandler, 1986
3
A practical treatise on congestion and inactivity of the ...
The two latter are by far the more common, as it is scarcely possible that the former can exist for any lengthened period without the elasticity of the blood- vessels being overcome, and congestion and inactivity resulting. The ordinary symptoms ...
Frederick John Mosgrove, 1843
4
Design and Performance of 3G Wireless Networks and Wireless LANs
7.1.4 Impacts of RAB Inactivity Timer Value on Signaling Traffic and Power Consumption Figure 7-5 shows the various states that a packet data user may be at. When the UE is switched on, it registers with the network but has no dedicated  ...
Mooi Choo Chuah, Qinqing Zhang, 2005
5
The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from ...
Starting from birth, infants regularly occupy a state called alert inactivity, when they are physically quiet and alert and apparently are taking in external events ( Wolff 1966). Furthermore, alert inactivity can last several minutes, sometimes longer, ...
Daniel N. Stern, 1998
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Nutrition and Fitness: Mental Health, Aging, and the ...
Simon J. Leesa,Frank W. Bootha,b Departments of aBiomedical Sciences, and bMedical Pharmacology and Physiology, and Dalton Cardiovascular Center, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Mo., USA Physical inactivity annually  ...
Artemis P. Simopoulos, 2005
7
Activity monitoring and automatic alarm generation in ...
6. Alarm. Generation. based. upon. Inactivity. Analysis. 6.1. Introduction Based on inactivity graphs that were introduced in the previous chapter, extensive analyses of the personal long-term inactivity patterns of a user can be performed.
Martin Flöck, 2010
8
Human Protein Metabolism
Effect. of. Inactivity. on. Protein. Metabolism. In most studies of protein turnover employing intravenous amino acid tracers, the subjects are restricted to bed and are very inactive during the study. Whole-body protein turnover during these brief  ...
Stephen Welle, 1999
9
Advances in Mathematical Modeling for Reliability
Its connection with the mean inactivity time also stands out. Owing to the growing use of both functions, we aim at giving some insight about its properties in mixtures of distributions. Keywords. Reversed hazard rate, mean inactivity time, ...
T. Bedford, 2008
10
Inactivity Book
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Craig Conlan, Woodrow Phoenix, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INACTIVITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term inactivity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Golf holds key to solving “crisis of inactivity” | Deadline News
AS the world's best golfers gather to compete in the 144th Open Championship in St Andrews this week, major organisations from the ... «Deadline News, Jul 15»
2
Net Asset Value(s) - Yahoo Finance UK - Yahoo UK & Ireland Finance
Quotes are updated automatically, but will be turned off after 25 minutes of inactivity. Quotes are delayed at least 15 minutes. All information ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Jul 15»
3
6 ways to boost your creativity, starting tomorrow - Quartz
They may not always be great ones, but the greatest enemy of creativity is inactivity. Author Jodi Picoult summarized creative blocks perfectly: “I ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
4
Oil train derails west of Williston - Capital Journal: News
You have either been logged out due to inactivity or you have not logged in initially. Screen Name or Email Password Forgot? Login. «The Capital Journal, Jul 15»
5
Meet the Polar Loop 2 activity tracker - The Gadgeteer
It tracked activity, but the inactivity alerts didn't work at all and the heart rate sensor only worked with a compatible chest strap. The Polar Loop 2 ... «The Gadgeteer, Jul 15»
6
Governor's Cup returns to Lake Oahe this weekend - Capital Journal …
You have either been logged out due to inactivity or you have not logged in initially. Screen Name or Email Password Forgot? Login. «The Capital Journal, Jul 15»
7
State ranks 14th highest in suicide according to Health Department
You must login to view the full content on this page. You have either been logged out due to inactivity or you have not logged in initially. «The Capital Journal, Jul 15»
8
South West sees rise in unemployment, but inactivity remains low
The South West is among five areas of the country which have seen unemployment levels increase for the first time in more than two years. «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
9
OUT OF THE ROUGH: GOLF HOLDS KEY TO SOLVING “CRISIS OF …
Golf could hold the key to tackling Europe's current epidemics of physical inactivity, obesity and low youth participation in sport. As the world's ... «Hellenic News of America, Jul 15»
10
The Buhari Presidency And The Inactivity Of NASS By Dele …
The Euphoria that enveloped Nigeria's development to a truly two party state have begun to recede into the background. «SaharaReporters.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Inactivity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/inactivity>. Dec 2019 ».
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