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inert
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

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Definition
unmoving, inactive, or unable to move

or:

slow, lethargic, or without interest

or (in chemistry/medicine):

chemically inactive (not having an effect)
  • He picks up her inert figure and carries her to the bed.
    3.10 — Act 3 Scene 10 (99% in)

There are no more uses of "inert" in A Streetcar Named Desire.

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