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inert
used in Nine Stories

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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)
  • "You're so goddam funny it isn't even funny," Mr. McArdle said, lying inertly on his back again.
    9 — Teddy (10% in)

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