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Definition of "inertion" [in•er•tion]

  • Want of activity or exertion; inertness; quietude. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "inertion" in a sentence
  • "Her weak faculties approved of inertion: her brain, her eyes, her ears, her heart slept content; they could not wake to work, so lethargy was their Paradise."
  • "His former quiet life -- amounting almost to physical inertion -- had given place to a nervous and all-consuming desire to master the rather strenuous art of aviation."
  • "There had been no flourish of trumpets, no herald of the impending storm, but the pent up forces of revolution in inertion, now fierce for action, discarded restraint."