Synonyms for (adjective) inert

Synonyms: torpid, inert, soggy, sluggish

Definition: slow and apathetic

Usage: she was fat and inert; a sluggish worker; a mind grown torpid in old age

Similar words: inactive

Definition: not active physically or mentally

Usage: illness forced him to live an inactive life; dreamy and inactive by nature


Synonyms: inert

Definition: unable to move or resist motion

Similar words: unmoving, nonmoving

Definition: not in motion


Synonyms: indifferent, inert, neutral

Definition: having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive

Usage: inert matter; an indifferent chemical in a reaction

Similar words: unreactive

Definition: (chemistry) not reacting chemically