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[ɪnˈɜːt], [ɪnˈɜːt], [ɪ_n_ˈɜː_t]

Synonyms for Inert:

inert (adjective)

apathetic, catatonic, comatose, dormant, idle, immobile, inactive, inanimate, insensible, languid, languorous, lethargic, lifeless, listless, motionless, paralytic, passive, reposing, sedentary, sluggish, stagnant, static, stationary, still, vegetative.

motionless (adjective)

becalmed, calm, dead, fixed, quiet, resting, sleeping, standing, tranquil, unmoving.

passive (adjective)

acquiescent, complaisant, placid, submissive, yielding.

Other synonyms and related words:

Pococurante, Pooped, abeyant, abiotic, abject, anaesthetic, argon, asleep, at rest, azoic, balky, benumbed, blase, blunt, boggy, bored, callous, casehardened, cataleptic, changeless, chemically inactive, chemically unreactive, chloroformed, cold, cold as charity, constant, contemplative, cool, creeping, debilitated, defunct, desiccate, deskbound, determined, dilatory, dispassionate, do-nothing, dopey, doughy, down, dragging, dronish, drony, droopy, drowsy, drugged, dull, dumb, electroneutral, emotionless, enervated, even, exanimate, extinct, fallow, flat, foul, frigid, gone, gradual, groggy, half-hearted, hard, hardened, heavy, hebetudinous, helium, hibernating, hidden, idly, immaterial, immobilized, immotile, immovable, immoveable, immutable, impassive, impersonal, imperturbable, impervious, impotent, in abeyance, in suspense, in-situ, inanimated, incommutable, inconvertible, indefeasible, indifferent, indolent, inexorable, inflexible, inoperative, inorganic, insensate, insensitive, insentient, insouciant, insusceptible of change, intransmutable, inured, invariable, irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable, jaded, krypton, lackadaisical, lacking hue, laggard, laid-back, laissez faire, laissez-aller, lasting, latent, lax, lazy, leaden, leisured, lethargical, leuco-, like couch potatoes, like krypton, like radon, limp, lingering, logy, low, lukewarm, lumpish, lusk, lymphatic, maudlin, meditative, moribund, mucky, muddy, mulish, mute, neon, neuter, neutral, noble, noble gas, non-aggressive, nonaligned, nonconscious, nonliving, nonmoving, nonreturnable, nonreversible, not active, not electrified, not exactly active, not moving, numb, numbed, obdurate, obstinate, obtuse, off, otiose, out of it, pacific, palsy-stricken, paralysed, paralyzed, passable, peaceful, pepless, permanent, phlegmatic, pig-headed, powerless, procrastinating, quench, quiescent, quietist, quietistic, radon, remiss, resistless, rest, reverseless, sated, senseless, serene, shiftless, sitting, slack, sleepy, sloppy, slothful, slow, slow and apathetic, slow-footed, slow-going, slow-moving, slow-paced, sluggard, sluggish by nature, slumbering, slumberous, smoldering, smooth, soggy, somnolent, soporific, soulless, spiritless, squashy, stability, stagnating, standpat, statical, stock-still, stolid, stoned, strikebound, stubborn, stultified, stupefied, stuporous, sulky, sullen, supine, suspended, swampy, tame, tardy, tenacious, tolerable, torpedinous, torpid, torporific, tortoise-like, totally unreactive, unable to move, unaffected, unalterable, unalterative, unaltered, unanimated, unaroused, unawake, unbiased, unbiassed, uncaring, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unconcerned, unconscious, undeflectable, underactive, undeviating, undisturbed, unemotional, unemployed, unfeeling, uninfluential, uninterested, uninvolved, unmodifiable, unmoved, unperturbed, unreactive, unready, unremitting, unresisting, unresponsive, unrestorable, unreturnable, unruffled, unshakable, unshaken, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouched, unvariable, unvarying, vegetable, very slow, wan, waterlogged, weary, wooden, world-weary, xenon.

Rhymes for Inert:

  1. girt, divert, shirt, invert, pervert, pert, revert, overt, dirt, dessert, turret, flirt, insert, exert, subvert, blurt, evert, skirt, curt, squirt, spurt, hurt, unhurt, burt;
  2. assert, convert, avert, advert, alert, concert, desert;
  3. reassert, disconcert;

Quotes for Inert:

  1. Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. Henry Adams.
  2. Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  3. From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and starts a diary that is lethal to the inert The dark landscape yields a dialogue. Salvatore Quasimodo.