Inertia in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Inertia

the tendency to continue being motionless or inactive

Examples of Inertia in a sentence

The legislators’ inertia has allowed the budget extension to expire before a solution can be put in place. 🔊

Because of the patient’s inertia and failure to complete physical therapy, the ankle injury has worsened. 🔊

The inertia of the police force allowed the murder suspect to easily slip out of the country. 🔊

After a large meal, inertia usually keeps me on the couch all day. 🔊

The city’s inertia against emergency preparedness allowed a hurricane to destroy most of the metropolitan area. 🔊

While April says she wants to become a famous movie star, her inertia prevents her from taking acting classes to pursue her goal. 🔊

Jim’s inertia and his passion for strong liquor are two of the reasons he still lives with his parents at the age of forty-five. 🔊

Because of a large amount of red tape, the justice department is held hostage by its inertia that prevents it from extraditing the killer. 🔊

Hopefully a cup of hot coffee will override my inertia and allow me to get out of bed. 🔊

Until the city council moves past its inertia and approves more funds for public safety, our small town will only have four police officers. 🔊

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