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sedentary

adjective

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not doing or involving a lot of physical activity
  • They led a sedentary life after retirement, spending their days in front of the television.

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The first known use of sedentary was in 1598

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“Sedentary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sedentary. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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