inertia

Definitions

General English

  • noun a lack of desire to move, a lack of ability to do anything
  • noun a physical force which makes a stationary body remain still, or a moving body remain moving
  • noun a lack of energy, laziness

Aviation

  • noun the tendency of a body at rest to stay at rest or of a moving body to continue moving in a straight line unless acted on by an outside force

Construction

  • The tendency of a body at rest to remain at rest, or of a body in motion to remain in motion in a straight line unless directly influenced by an external force.

Medical

  • noun a lack of activity in the body or mind
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