Hyphenation of inactive

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word inactive? This word can be hyphenated and contains 3 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of inactive:

(chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction
Chemically inert Desired amounts of inactive chlorine
(pathology) not progressing or increasing
Or progressing slowly
(military) not involved in military operations
Not exerting influence or change
(of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
A dormant volcano
Lacking in energy or will
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself- George Meredith
Lacking activity
Lying idle or unused An inactive mine Inactive accounts Inactive machinery
Not engaged in full-time work
Inactive reserve An inactive member
Not active physically or mentally
Illness forced him to live an inactive life Dreamy and inactive by nature
Not in physical motion
The inertia of an object at rest

Synonyms of inactive:

adj unreactive
adj inactive, arrested, in remission, dead-end, indolent, latent, quiescent
adj inactive, quiescent
adj extinct, dead
adj dormant, quiescent
adj passive, hands-off, resistless, supine, unresisting
adj inactive, closed, dark, dead, dull, slow, sluggish, idle, unused, strikebound
adj inactive, off, off duty, off-duty, on leave, retired
adj inactive, desk-bound, deskbound, dormant, hypoactive, underactive, inert, sluggish, torpid, sedentary, lethargic, unergetic
adj reserve, nonoperational
adj motionless, static, still, nonmoving, unmoving
adj abeyant, in abeyance, suspended, delayed

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