One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘over the next few days I was horribly inactive’
idle, indolent, lazy, lifeless, slothful, lethargic, inert, slow, sluggish, stagnant, dozy, unenergetic, listless, languishing, vegetating, torpid
2‘the device remains inactive while the computer is started up’
inoperative, non-functioning, idle, turned off, dormant
not working, out of service, unused, out of use, not in use, unoccupied, unemployed, inert, dead
active, in use
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