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Adjective
/inˈaktiv/,
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Not engaging in or involving any or much physical activity,
  1. Not engaging in or involving any or much physical activity
    • - an inactive lifestyle
  2. Not working; inoperative
    • - the device remains inactive while the computer is started up
  3. Not engaging in political or other activity
    • - an inactive Russian spy
  4. Having no chemical or biological effect
    • - the inactive X chromosome
  5. (of a disease) Not exhibiting symptoms


  1. (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert; "desired amounts of inactive chlorine"
  2. (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly
  3. nonoperational: (military) not involved in military operations
  4. not exerting influence or change
  5. dormant: (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano"
  6. passive: lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
  7. Not active, temporarily or permanently; Not functioning or operating; broken down; Retired from duty or service; Relatively inert; Showing no optical activity in polarized light
  8. Inactivity is not engaging in any regular pattern of physical activity beyond daily functioning.
  9. (Inactivity) More women than men are physically inactive in the 15- to 24-year-old age group and in the over 65 age groups (Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health, 1999; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 1999).
  10. (Inactivity) When a list member or registered user has been inactive for some period of time. There are no industry standards, as inactivity depends on the nature of the relationship and frequency of communication. ...
  11. (Inactivity) When an affiliate has received no new active depositors for a period of time.
  12. (Inactivity) Where a contractor intends to make no payments to subcontractors for several consecutive months, they are able to request they be marked as “Inactive”, this will mean that no monthly returns are issued for this period until the contractor states they are once again “active”.
  13. (Inactivity) less than 10 minutes total per week of moderate or vigorous-intensity lifestyle activities (i.e., household, transportation, or leisure-time activity).
  14. Status indicating a company or user account or membership is not current or in good standing. An inactive status typically indicates that the company or user no longer has full privileges nor is it visible. ...
  15. Term used to describe a policy that is lapsed, terminated, or canceled.
  16. Collection / Seed collections or seeds that are not scheduled for crawling. When a collection and/or seed is marked inactive, the URL's crawled from that seed will not be deleted, and are still searchable and viewable.
  17. Dissolved or expired entity that is not required to file reports and/or fees and Trade Name that has expired.
  18. Sartre writes that "all human activities are equivalent, on principle doomed to failure. Thus it amounts to the same thing whether one gets drunk alone or is a leader of nations." But just try telling that to your boss, or spouse. Or to the authorities. ...
  19. Ships identified are laid-up (non-operating/non-readiness status). The Reserve Fleet Inactive Summary includes ships under Headings for Title XI, MARAD and Navy.
  20. A general-purpose zone or subzone site that has been approved by the FTZ Board, but is not “activated” with CBP. No activity under FTZ procedures is occurring at an inactive site.
  21. A term not officially used in the Church any more. See Less Active.
  22. In vexillology a term that may be used to describe when the rays of a star or sun emblem, or a radiating stripe, are straight-edged – see ‘active’ (also ‘active and inactive’, ‘radiating’ and ‘star’ and its following note and ‘sunburst’).
  23. Resources or material that have not been used for a specific period of time and may have become obsolete, or are purposely being held in anticipation of possible future requirements. ...
  24. A request for an item in the library system has an activation date in the future; for an interlibrary loan item, the library must review the request before it is sent.
  25. The licensee must notify the Department (on an Inactive/Active Status Form) if the license is going to be in NON-USE (the license is not used for a period of time over thirty (30) consecutive days. ...