Synonyms and Antonyms of inactivity

  1. 1 lack of action or activity <the inactivity outside the school led me to think that it must have been vacation week> Synonyms dormancy, idleness, inaction, inertness, nonaction, quiescenceRelated Words indolence, inertia, languor, lassitude, laziness, lethargy, listlessness, shiftlessness, sleepiness, sloth, sluggishness; dallying, loafing, lolling, loungingNear Antonyms animateness, briskness, exuberance, jazziness, liveliness, peppiness, robustness, sprightliness, vibrancy, vivacity; assiduity, assiduousness, business, diligence, employment, industriousness, industry, occupationAntonyms action, activeness, activity

  2. 2 lack of use <after weeks of inactivity, the car wouldn't start> Synonyms desuetude, idleness, disuseRelated Words abandonment, desertion, neglect; abeyance, dormancy, latency, quiescenceAntonyms use

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