The definition of sedentary is someone or something that doesn't move much.(adjective)
An example of sedentary is a person who sits on the couch all day and never exercises.
See sedentary in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr sédentaire < L sedentarius < sedens, prp. of sedere, to sit
See sedentary in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French sédentaire
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin sedentārius
Origin: , from sedēns, sedent-
Origin: , present participle of sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.
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