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

  Inactivity \In`ac*tiv"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. inactivit['e].]
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     1. The state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the
        inactivity of matter.
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     2. Idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion;
        lack of energy; sluggishness.
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              The gloomy inactivity of despair.     --Cook.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of being inactive [syn: inaction, inactivity,
           inactiveness] [ant: action, activeness, activity]
      2: a disposition to remain inactive or inert; "he had to
         overcome his inertia and get back to work" [syn:
         inactiveness, inactivity, inertia] [ant: activeness,
      3: being inactive; being less active [ant: activity]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "inactivity":
     a wise passiveness, comfort, contemplation, contemplative life,
     deliberateness, deliberation, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism,
     do-nothingness, dolce far niente, dormancy, ease, fixation, fixity,
     hastelessness, hibernation, idleness, immobility, inaction,
     inactiveness, indolence, inertia, inertness, laissez-aller,
     laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, languidness, laziness,
     leisureliness, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, meditation,
     motionlessness, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness,
     noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence,
     nonviolent resistance, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance,
     passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity,
     peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, policy,
     procrastination, quiescence, quiet, quietism, relaxation,
     relaxedness, repose, rest, restfulness, serenity, sleep, sloth,
     slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, stagnancy,
     stagnation, standpattism, stasis, stillness, torpor, tranquillity,
     unbuttoned ease, unhastiness, unhurriedness, vegetation,
     vita contemplativa, waiting game, watching and waiting

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