The quality of being inactive; idleness; passiveness. (noun)
Examples of word inactivity
The phrase a wise and masterly inactivity was used in America by Representative John Randolph of Roanoke: We ought to observe that practice which is the hardest of allespecially for young physicianswe ought to throw in no medicine at allto abstainto observe a wise and masterly inactivity.
Still, Montaigne goes on to argue that sending 55-60 year-olds into inactivity is too soon, that their vocations and employments should be extended as far as possible.
"The appearance of inactivity is just an illusion," he said.
Ian Gershengorn, a deputy assistant attorney general arguing for the administration, responded that "the appearance of inactivity is just an illusion."
Regulating inactivity is EXPLICITLY permitted, so long as it is necessary and proper to the regulation of interstate commerce.
The restlessness of enforced inactivity is setting in.