Pronunciation: in-er'she-a, in-er'sha
- The tendency of a physical body to oppose any force tending to move it from a position of rest or to change its uniform motion.
- Denoting inactivity or lack of force, lack of mental or physical vigor, or sluggishness of thought or action.
[L. want of skill, laziness]
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