inertia - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    a situation in which something does not change for a long time
    1. a.
      a situation in which no progress is made or no action is taken
  2. 2
    a feeling of not wanting to move or do anything
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  3. 3
    physics a property of matter that makes an object stay in the same position or continue to move in a straight line until its state is changed by an external force