Synonyms for INACTIVE

Usage Examples for INACTIVE

  1. The Messiah will be the brightness and image of this His glory,- a glory which is manifested by acts, and not a glory which is inactive and concealed. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  2. To stay indoors and wait inactive for his return seemed suddenly impossible. - "The Man Whom the Trees Loved" by Algernon Blackwood
  3. It is quite probable that interested motives such as these were not entirely inactive among a comparatively small class of gentlemen. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  4. Each moment of delay increased the peril, and when he had waited in most painful suspense for ten seconds it was impossible to remain inactive any longer. - "An Amateur Fireman" by James Otis
  5. If they had only known what to do they would have done it; what danger to face, they would have faced it; but to sit there inactive, with the mysterious sounds increasing, was almost intolerable. - "The Prairie Chief" by R.M. Ballantyne