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used in Atlas Shrugged

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unmoving, inactive, or unable to move


slow, lethargic, or without interest

or (in chemistry/medicine):

chemically inactive (not having an effect)
  • It was not flattery that he wanted, she had seen him listening to the obsequious compliments of liars, listening with a look of resentful inertness-almost the look of a drug addict at a dose inadequate to rouse him.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (30% in)

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