inaction

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in·ac·tion

noun \(ˌ)i-ˈnak-shən\

: failure to do something that should be done : lack of action or activity

Full Definition of INACTION

:  lack of action or activity :  idleness

Examples of INACTION

  1. The protesters criticized the administration's inaction on environmental issues.
  2. We must consider the consequences of continued inaction.

First Known Use of INACTION

1707

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