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sedentary
Definition:
Accustomed to sit much; requiring much sitting.
Synonyms:
inert (adjective)
languid, reposing, languorous, immobile, lifeless, listless, insensible, motionless, inert, dormant, sluggish, still, stagnant, passive, vegetative, idle, comatose, inactive, paralytic, static, inanimate, stationary, lethargic, catatonic, apathetic.
inactive (adjective)
unworking, snail-paced, lifeless, stationary, inactive, unmoving, jobless, idle, quiet, dormant, settled, motionless, unemployed, still, sleepy, lethargic.
Other synonyms:
back-to-nature, at rest, austere, gracious, fast, living, stiff, undisturbed, bohemian, enclosed, New Age, monastic.
Examples of usage:
  1. In the first place he saw the great desirability of a talent for painting which, unlike music- so often dangerous to married happiness- gives women who cultivate it sedentary interests. - "Jacqueline, v1", Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc).
  2. Like the weaver, the is of a somewhat religious turn of mind, probably on account of his sedentary calling which gives him plenty of time for reflection. Darzi - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
  3. He slept much, and took little exercise habitually, but he had recently been urged by the physicians to try the effect of the chase as a corrective to his sedentary habits. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.

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