Sentence Examples


  • However, total head-in-the-sand inaction wasn't possible.
  • The inaction of Maximilian at this time is explained by the condition of affairs in Hungary, where the death of king Matthias Corvinus had brought about a struggle for this throne.
  • Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
  • Other asbestos widows condemned government inaction, saying that if action had been taken sooner their husbands would not have died.
  • Bertie Charles, aged 27, was killed inaction in Belgium on 9th May 1915.

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