Definition of Inertness

1. Noun. Immobility by virtue of being inert.

Generic synonyms: Immobility
Derivative terms: Inert, Inert



Definition of Inertness

1. n. Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility.

Definition of Inertness

1. Noun. Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility. ¹

2. Noun. Absence of the power of self-motion; inertia. ¹

3. Noun. (chemistry) Quality of being unreactive with other chemical compounds or elements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inertness

1. [n -ES]

Inertness Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Inertness Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inertness

inertial navigation system
inertial reference frame
inertial space
inertial spaces
inertialess
inertially
inertias
inerting
inertinite
inertinites
inertinitic
inertion
inertitude
inertiæ
inertly
inertness (current term)
inertnesses
inerts
inerudite
inescapabilities
inescapability
inescapable
inescapableness
inescapably
inescate
inescated
inescates
inescating
inescation
inescations

Literary usage of Inertness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Man and His Dwelling Place: An Essay Towards the Interpretation of Nature by James Hinton (1861)
"So have we admitted so long the inertness we certainly feel, to be in nature, only because it has been tacitly assumed to be so. The question has not been ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Indifference of the Neapolitan People—inertness of the Administration—Miserable State of the Neapolitan Preparations—Advance ..."

3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1862)
"... Mr. Stuart and the historian Cabanes—Prodigious force of the French army—State of Spain— inertness of ..."

4. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... Mr Stuart, and the historian Cabanes—Prodigious force of the French army—State of Spain—inertness of Gallicia—Secret plan ol the regency for encouraging ..."

5. Thermodynamics of Technical Gas-reactions: Seven Lectures by Fritz Haber (1908)
"The peculiar inertness characteristic of -nitrogen, which appears so ... This peculiar inertness of nitrogen will always place a serious handicap on the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Inertness

Search for Inertness on Dictionary.com!Search for Inertness on Thesaurus.com!Search for Inertness on Google!Search for Inertness on Wikipedia!

Search