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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inert /i'nə:t/
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Concise Dictionary
ɪ'nɜrt /-'nɜːt
+unable to move or resist motion
+having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
+slow and apathetic

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 inactive, unreactive, unresponsive, neutral:
Argon, xenon, and neon are inert gases.
2 motionless, immobile, inanimate, lifeless, still, quiet, quiescent, stationary, static:
He was mute and inert: it was like talking to a zombie.
3 sluggish, slow, torpid, dull, inactive, idle, indolent, lazy, slothful, leaden, slack, passive, supine, dormant, otiose, listless, languid or languorous:
I contemplated the inert bodies sunbathing around the swimming-pool.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 (formal) without power to move or act: He lay inert with half-closed eyes. + The president has to operate within an inert political system.
2 (technical) without active chemical or other PROPERTIES (= characteristics): inert gases
Collocation Dictionary


be, lie, remain | become


She lay completely inert on her bed.
| relatively | chemically
chemically inert radioactive waste

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