Definition of Inactive


  • not in physical motion
    "the inertia of an object at rest"
  • not active physically or mentally
    "illness forced him to live an inactive life"
    "dreamy and inactive by nature"
  • not engaged in full-time work
    "inactive reserve"
    "an inactive member"
  • lacking activity
    lying idle or unused
    "an inactive mine"
    "inactive accounts"
    "inactive machinery"
  • lacking in energy or will
    "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
  • (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
    "a dormant volcano"
  • not exerting influence or change
  • (military) not involved in military operations
  • (pathology) not progressing or increasing
    or progressing slowly
  • (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction
    chemically inert
    "desired amounts of inactive chlorine"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Inactive

  • Scrabble® score of the inactive (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the inactive (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the inactive (16)

Unscramble inactive

135 unscramble word found using the letters inactive.

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