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Meaning of inaction by Wiktionary Dictionary

inaction


    Noun

    inaction ( plural: inactions )

    1. Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness .

    See also

    • inaction in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
    • inaction in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

    in action

    By Wiktionary ( 2008/10/03 03:19 UTC Version )

    Adjective

    in action

    1. working
      The steam engine in action was very impressive

    Adverb

    in action

    1. during combat
      Many men were missing in action


Explanation of inaction by Wordnet Dictionary

inaction


    Noun
    1. the state of being inactive