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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an idle, inert, or passive manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • He also who sits inactively (in doubt) can never pass it over.
  • Go on a walk, garden, do anything other than sit passively and inactively in front of a keyboard.
  • Night put a stop to hostilities, and the next day, until late in the afternoon, we passed inactively.
  • The RNC cannot continue to sit inactively as the American economy collapses and the government marches into dictatorship. for more
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