Inactivity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Inactivity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inactivity
inactivity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inaction
inaction
&c. 681
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inertness
inertness
&c. 172
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obstinacy
obstinacy
&c. 606
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ lull
lull
&c.(cessation) 142
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ quiescence
quiescence
&c. 265
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rust
rust
rustiness
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ idleness
idleness
remissness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sloth
sloth
indolence
indiligence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dawdling
dawdling
&c.->V.
ergophobia
otiosity
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dullness
dullness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ languor
languor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ segnity|
segnity|
segnitude|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lentor
lentor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sluggishness
sluggishness
&c.(slowness) 275
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ procrastination
procrastination
&c.(delay) 133
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ torpor
torpor
torpidity
torpescence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ stupor
stupor
&c.(insensibility) 823
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ somnolence
somnolence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ drowsiness
drowsiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ nodding
nodding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ oscitation
oscitation
oscitancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pandiculation
pandiculation
hypnotism
lethargy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ statuvolence heaviness
statuvolence heaviness
heavy eyelids
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sleep
sleep
slumber
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sound sleep
sound sleep
heavy sleep
balmy sleep
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Morpheus
Morpheus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Somnus
Somnus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ coma
coma
trance
ecstasis
dream
hibernation
nap
doze
snooze
siesta
wink of sleep
forty winks
snore
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ hypnology
hypnology
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ dull work
dull work
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ pottering
pottering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ relaxation
relaxation
&c.(loosening) 47
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ Castle of Indolence
Castle of Indolence
=>(Cause of inactivity)
GRP: \\ N \\ Cause of inactivity
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of inactivity \\ lullaby
lullaby
sedative
&c. 174
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of inactivity \\ torpedo
torpedo
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ idler
idler
drone
droil
dawdle
mopus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ do-little faineant
do-little faineant
dummy
sleeping partner
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ afternoon farmer
afternoon farmer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ truant
truant
&c.(runaway) 623
???>:
bummer
=>(U.S)
lounger
lazzarone
loafer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ lubber
lubber
lubbard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ slow coach
slow coach
&c.(slow.) 275
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ opium eater
opium eater
lotus eater
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ slug
slug
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ lag
lag
sluggard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ slumberer
slumberer
dormouse
marmot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ waiter on Providence
waiter on Providence
fruges consumere natus
PARAG:Inactivity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be inactive
be inactive
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do nothing
do nothing
&c. 681
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ move slowly
move slowly
&c. 275
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ let the grass grow under one's feet
let the grass grow under one's feet
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take one's time
take one's time
dawdle
drawl
droil
lag
hang back
slouch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ loll
loll
lollop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lounge
lounge
poke
loaf
loiter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go to sleep over
go to sleep over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sleep at one's post
sleep at one's post
ne battre que d'une aile
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take it easy
take it easy
take things as they come
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lead an easy life
lead an easy life
vegetate
swim with the stream
eat the bread of idleness
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ loll in the lap of luxury
loll in the lap of luxury
loll in the lap of indolence
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ waste time
waste time
consume time
kill time
lose time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ burn daylight
burn daylight
waste the precious hours
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ idle away time
idle away time
trifle away time
fritter away time
fool away time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ spend time in
spend time in
take time in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ peddle
peddle
piddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ potter
potter
pudder
dabble
faddle fribble
fiddle-faddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dally
dally
dilly-dally
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ sleep
sleep
slumber
be asleep
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hibernate
hibernate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ oversleep
oversleep
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ sleep like a top
sleep like a top
sleep like a log
sleep like a dormouse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ sleep soundly
sleep soundly
heavily
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ doze
doze
drowze
snooze
nap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take a nap
take a nap
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ dream
dream
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ snore one's best
snore one's best
settle to sleep
go to sleep
go off to sleep
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ drop off
drop off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fall asleep
fall asleep
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ drop asleep
drop asleep
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ close the eyes
close the eyes
seal up the eyes
seal up eyelids
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ weigh down the eyelids
weigh down the eyelids
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ get sleep
get sleep
nod
yawn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go to bed
go to bed
turn
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ languish
languish
expend itself
flag
hang fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ relax
relax
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ render idle
render idle
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ sluggardize
sluggardize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ mitigate
mitigate
&c. 174
PARAG:Inactivity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inactive
inactive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ motionless
motionless
&c. 265
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unoccupied
unoccupied
&c.(doing nothing) 681
unbusied
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ indolent
indolent
lazy
slothful
idle
lusk
remiss
slack
inert
torpid
sluggish
otiose
languid
supine
heavy
dull
leaden
lumpisb
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ exanimate
exanimate
soulless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ listless
listless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ drony
drony
dronish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lazy as Ludlam's dog
lazy as Ludlam's dog
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ dilatory
dilatory
laggard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lagging
lagging
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ slow
slow
&c. 275
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ rusty
rusty
flagging
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lackadaisical
lackadaisical
maudlin
fiddle-faddle
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ pottering
pottering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ shilly-shally
shilly-shally
&c.(irresolute) 605
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ sleeping
sleeping
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ asleep
asleep
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ fast asleep
fast asleep
dead asleep
sound asleep
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ in a sound sleep
in a sound sleep
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ sound as a top
sound as a top
dormant
comatose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ in the arms of Morpheus
in the arms of Morpheus
in the lap of Morpheus
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ sleepy
sleepy
sleepful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ dozy
dozy
drowsy
somnolent
torpescent
lethargic
lethargical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ somnifacient
somnifacient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ statuvolent
statuvolent
statuvolic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ heavy
heavy
heavy with sleep
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ napping
napping
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ somnific
somnific
somniferous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ soporous
soporous
soporific
soporiferous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ hypnotic
hypnotic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ balmy
balmy
dreamy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unawakened
unawakened
unawakened
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ sedative
sedative
&c. 174
PARAG:Inactivity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ inactively
inactively
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at leisure
at leisure
&c. 685

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • inactivity — UK US /ˌɪnækˈtɪvəti/ noun [U] ► the situation when not much is happening, for example when not much buying or selling is taking place: »a long period of inactivity »inactivity in the financial markets …   Financial and business terms

  • inactivity — (n.) 1640s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + ACTIVITY (Cf. activity). Phrase masterly inactivity attested by 1791 …   Etymology dictionary

  • inactivity — index abeyance, cessation (interlude), desuetude, halt, inertia, insentience, languor, leave ( …   Law dictionary

  • inactivity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ relative ▪ Her most brilliant work was done during several months of relative inactivity. ▪ physical ▪ economic, political (both esp. BrE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • inactivity — in|ac|tiv|i|ty [ˌınækˈtıvıti] n [U] the state of not doing anything, not moving, or not working ▪ Don t suddenly take up violent exercise after years of inactivity. ▪ The time spent between jobs should not be a period of inactivity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inactivity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of action Nouns 1. inactivity; inaction; inertness; lull, cessation (see repose); idleness, sloth, laziness, indolence, vegetation; unemployment, dilatoriness, dawdling; malingering; passiveness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • inactivity — inactive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not active, working, or energetic. DERIVATIVES inactivity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inactivity — noun see inactive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inactivity — See inactively. * * * …   Universalium

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