- unable to move or act; inanimate
- sluggish or lethargic
- in chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds
- having no therapeutic action
NounInert (plural Inerts)
- (chemistry) A substance that does not react chemically.
Adverbs for Inert
passively; dully; drowsily; heavily; indolently; lethargically; noddingly; quietly; sluggishly; stupidly; torpidly; dreamily; idly; lazily; lumpishly; sleepily; motionlessly; somnolently; apathetically; callously; habitually; unusually; uncommonly; phlegmatically; unconcernedly; imperturbably.
abeyant, abiotic, apathetic, asleep, azoic, benumbed, blase, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, changeless, constant, contemplative, dead, debilitated, do-nothing, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dull, dumb, enervated, exanimate, flat, foul, groggy, heavy, hebetudinous, idle, immobile, immutable, impassive, impotent, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inanimate, inanimated, incommutable, inconvertible, indefeasible, indolent, insensate, insensible, insentient, insusceptible of change, intransmutable, invariable, irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable, jaded, lackadaisical, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, languid, languorous, lasting, latent, lazy, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, logy, lumpish, meditative, moribund, motionless, mute, neuter, neutral, noble, nonconscious, nonliving, nonreturnable, nonreversible, numb, otiose, paralytic, paralyzed, passive, permanent, phlegmatic, pooped, powerless, procrastinating, quiescent, quiet, quietist, quietistic, reverseless, sated, sedentary, senseless, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slothful, slow, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, somnolent, soulless, stagnant, stagnating, standing, standpat, static, stationary, still, stolid, stultified, supine, suspended, tame, torpid, unalterable, unalterative, unaltered, unanimated, unaroused, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unconscious, undeflectable, undeviating, unfeeling, unmodifiable, unremitting, unresponsive, unrestorable, unreturnable, unsusceptible, unvariable, unvarying, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, world-weary