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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not able to move or act.

Usage examples (37)
  • Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
  • inert matter
  • She was fat and inert
  • Potential intelligence, like potential, can remain inert forever. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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