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Someone or something that is inactive is not doing anything or is not working.      adj  
  (Antonym: active)   
He certainly was not politically inactive...     
  inactivity      n-uncount  
  (Antonym: activity)   
The players have comparatively long periods of inactivity.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    abeyant, dormant, idle, immobile, inert, inoperative, jobless, kicking one's heels, latent, mothballed, out of service, out of work, unemployed, unoccupied, unused  
2    dull, indolent, lazy, lethargic, low-key     (informal)   passive, quiet, sedentary, slothful, slow, sluggish, somnolent, torpid  
1    employed, mobile, occupied, operative, running, used, working  
2    active, busy, diligent, energetic, industrious, vibrant  

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