Inaction [noun]

Definition of Inaction:

state of doing nothing

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Sentence/Example of Inaction:

One night, frustrated with inaction and disgusted with fossil fuel use, he sat at his computer and calculated the sources of all his own emissions so he could go about reducing them.

The government stimulus that kept millions of Americans from falling into poverty earlier in the pandemic is long gone, and new aid is still a dot on the horizon after months of congressional inaction.

However, the consequences of inaction were even more terrifying.

Still, the rapid mobilization of support shows how lawmakers from both parties are trying to come up with a compromise quickly after months of inaction.

The last two weekly unemployment reports show further worrisome signs, as new unemployment claims rose, and economists say further inaction from Congress in the face of a public health crisis could derail the fledgling recovery.

What another four years of inaction could bringAnother four years of climate inaction could prove disastrous.

It is precisely this benefit of action—and the risk of inaction—that we reported in 2018, and many more companies are feeling now, driving record numbers of businesses to engage in 2020.

This groundbreaking legal complaint states that five countries—Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, and Turkey—are violating the Convention on the Rights of the Child because of their inaction on the climate crisis.

At the time, I was more than happy to slide under the radar but as the years went on, I began to regret my inaction.

In his new novel, The Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson paints a picture of a global temperature that’s been allowed to keep rising unchecked, and the harsh results of humanity’s inaction.