Not active, temporarily or permanently (adjective)
Not functioning or operating; broken down (adjective)
Retired from duty or service (adjective)
Relatively inert (adjective)
Showing no optical activity in polarized light (adjective)
Examples of word inactive
I may be misunderstanding the term inactive, of course.
As he could never endure what he calls the inactive chattering of the parlour -- people sitting in front of one another with folded hands and nothing in motion except the tongue -- he learnt the art of making laces; he used to carry his pillow about with him, or sat at his own door working like the women of the village, and chatting with the passers-by.
One single thing would be unthinkable: to remain inactive, voiceless, in the face of this insane escalation.
Under state law, these people are classified as "inactive" voters
Also expected to be inactive is receiver Anthony Armstrong, who suffered a groin injury last week.