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 for inaction
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inaction \In*ac"tion\, n. [Pref. in. not + action: cf.
     Lack of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness;
     rest; inertness. --Berkeley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of being inactive [syn: inaction, inactivity,
           inactiveness] [ant: action, activeness, activity]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "inaction":
     dormancy, drift, fixation, fixity, hibernation, idleness,
     immobility, inactiveness, inactivity, indolence, inertia,
     inertness, lethargy, lull, motionlessness, quiescence, slackness,
     slothfulness, suspension, torpidity, underactivity

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