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Definition of "nonaction" [nonaction]

  • The absence of action; failure to act. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonaction" in a sentence
  • "P.S. And I also noted that new Governor Jan Brewer (Napolitano's replacement, also negligently responsible for much of what has occurred during her six years of "nonaction" on behalf of Arizonans) also simply has a "beware" message on her website for some of these counselors that were the new "jobs" created by this manipulated crisis apparently Congress and Obama were speaking of."
  • "However, as has been noted many times, the notion of "nonaction" or wuwei does not denote literal inaction but presupposes something like the possibility of an unforced acting with the grain of things, and that presupposes that it is possible to become attuned to that grain while in a state of awareness that is not cluttered by distorting conceptual oppositions."
  • "And all this talk of "sunsetting after five years" and "justifying" new giveaways ... you know, this is all lame weak nonaction."