inaction


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a lack of action or activity

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At the same time, if I were a superstitious person I should consider this inaction ominous.
For perhaps three seconds a stream of the dimension of a darning-needle emerged, then with a sad gurgle the tap relapsed into a stolid inaction.
Here he sat, seemingly brooding over his discovery, for many moments, in rigid inaction.
He was far from rich, and every day of indecision and inaction made his inheritance a source of greater anxiety to him.
Democratic National Committee (DNC) Communications Director Laura Quinn criticized Bush's deliberate actions and irresponsible inaction that led to Texas being worst in the nation on a variety of pollution measures.
The NDF said it was planning its campaign of violence because of what it called "the inaction of the Irish government".
But the long-term political consequences of inaction would have been nil for the president.
For those who might have been guilty of criminal wrongdoing in the partial building of Belmont, Cooley's inaction is the legal equivalent of a gigantic ``get out of jail free'' card.
CITING GOVERNMENT INACTION, SOLAR ENERGY FIRM FILES BANKRUPTCY
Market forces are a complex product of popular mood and government action-or inaction, as in this case.
Those statements are subject to numerous uncertainties and risks including, without limitation, the inaction of third parties and our credit needs.
She not only failed to provide that care, but by her inaction, she allowed them to be murdered under the guise of receiving proper respiratory therapy.
His rhetoric, his scheming and his inaction have combined to further divide and demoralize Los Angeles.
The traditional opt-out standard in email communications requires an individual to actively request "do not email me," as inaction is considered consent.
All of which means that thanks to his inaction, the people of California are facing some rough times ahead.