adj \(ˈ)in-ˈak-tiv\

Definition of INACTIVE

: not active: as a : marked by deliberate or enforced absence of activity or effort <forced by illness to lead an inactive life> b of a disease : not progressing or fulminating : quiescent c (1) : chemically inert <inactive charcoal> (2) : not exhibiting optical activity in polarized light d : biologically inert especially because of the loss of some quality (as infectivity or antigenicity)
in·ac·tiv·ity \(ˌ)in-ˌak-ˈtiv-ət-ē\ noun, plural in·ac·tiv·ities

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