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1) inaction. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A lack of action or activity: idleness, inactivity, inertness, inoperativeness, stagnation. See ACTION....

2) 681. Inaction. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: INACTION, passiveness, abstinence from action; watchful waiting; noninterference; Fabian -, laisser-aller [F.] -, laisser-faire [F.] -, conservative- policy;...

3) inaction. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Lack or absence of action....

4) 683. Inactivity. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: INACTIVITY; inaction [See Inaction]; inertness [See Inertness]; obstinacy [See Obstinacy]. lull (cessation) [See Cessation]; quiescence [See Quiescence]; rust,...

5) 623. Avoidance. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...rejection [See Rejection]. ABSTENTION, abstinence; forbearance; refraining &c. v.; inaction [See Inaction]; neutrality. SHIRKER &c. v.; slacker [colloq.], shirk,...

6) 33855. Larkin, Philip. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:33855 QUOTATION:I feel staled,Stupefied, by inaction and, as lightBegins to ebb outside, by fear; I setSo much on this Assumption. Now it's failed. ATTRIBUTION:Philip...

7) 21093. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:21093 QUOTATION:Inaction is cowardice, but there can be no scholar without the heroic mind. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet,...

8) 42398. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:42398 QUOTATION:Inaction, letting be, neither creating nor destroying-that is my evil. And also the knower as one without desire. ATTRIBUTION:Friedrich Nietzsche...

9) 30408. Jakobovits, Immanuel, Baron. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:30408 QUOTATION:Silence, indifference and inaction were Hitler's principal allies. ATTRIBUTION:Immanuel, Baron Jakobovits (b. 1921), British cleric, Chief...

10) putoff. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A pretext for inaction; an excuse....

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