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inertia

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an inclination not to do work or engage in activities
  • the inertia that grips so many of the club's members is the reason why nothing ever gets done

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The first known use of inertia was in 1713

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“Inertia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inertia. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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