inertie

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Etymology[edit]

inert +‎ -ie: from French see below, from Latin inertia (want of art or skill; inactivity), from iners (inept, slow), itself from in- (not) + ars (art, skill).

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  • Hyphenation: in‧er‧tie

Noun[edit]

inertie f (plural inerties)

  1. The property inertia in dynamics.
  2. (figuratively) Lack of dynamism or forcefulness.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin inertia (want of art or skill; inactivity), from iners (inept, slow), itself from in- (not) + ars (art, skill).

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Noun[edit]

inertie f

  1. In physics, inertia.
  2. (figuratively) Lack of dynamism or forcefulness.

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