Examples of inaction in a Sentence
The protesters criticized the administration's inaction on environmental issues.
We must consider the consequences of continued inaction.
Recent Examples of inaction from the Web
For gun-control advocates, Trump’s inaction is made particularly egregious by his occasional flirtation with prospective school-safety models that are unproven at best and absurd at worst.
According to the Corps’ own analysis, the Corps knew about the inherent risks of its operating procedures, and knew that the possibility of litigation based on its inaction was high.
The Senate’s inaction stands in stark contrast to the bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives that led to the passage of bipartisan CAA reform legislation in February.
Bakri complained about the UN Security Council’s inaction regarding the chemical attacks.
The inaction has been due, in part, to incompetence: The Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority controversially awarded a $300 million contract to rebuild the power grid to a two-person company in Montana (then canceled the contract two weeks later).
Curbelo and Diaz-Balart are in the minority of their own party on immigration issues and are facing competitive reelection campaigns against Democrats who are trying to highlight Washington's inaction on the issue.
And, as last week’s accident shows, the consequences of inaction could be even more serious the next time.
This inaction is a stark reminder that women’s voices are still underrepresented in the halls of Congress.
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: failure to do something that should be done : lack of action or activity
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