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inactivity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinactivityin‧ac‧tiv‧i‧ty /ˌɪnækˈtɪvəti/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 the state of not doing anything, not moving, or not working 🔊 Don’t suddenly take up violent exercise after years of inactivity. 🔊 The time spent between jobs should not be a period of inactivity.
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inactivityIs there any danger that this experience may precipitate five years of creative inactivity?By this stage even Asquith was worried about government inactivity.There are, however, often specific periods of, usually, intense activity, followed by periods of inactivity.They often occur because of conflicting considerations producing inactivity.So inactivity has a good deal going for it.The results of this inactivity epidemic are predictable.But even she dared not dance, an inconvenience since Harry was plainly bored with this inactivity.Daley leaned heavily on his precinct captains, charging Kennelly with inactivity.period of inactivityThere are, however, often specific periods of, usually, intense activity, followed by periods of inactivity.Does it happen only after an extended period of inactivity?
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