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sed·en·tar·y

 (sĕd′n-tĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Characterized by or requiring much sitting: a sedentary job.
2. Accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise.
3. Remaining or living in one area; not migratory: sedentary caribou herds.
4. Attached or rooted; sessile: sedentary marine organisms.

[French sédentaire, from Old French, from Latin sedentārius, from sedēns, sedent-, present participle of sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

sed′en·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē) adv.
sed′en·tar′i·ness n.

sedentary

(ˈsɛdəntərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. characterized by or requiring a sitting position: sedentary work.
2. tending to sit about without taking much exercise
3. (Zoology) (of animals) moving about very little, usually because of attachment to a rock or other surface
4. (Zoology) (of animals) not migratory
[C16: from Latin sedentārius, from sedēre to sit]
ˈsedentarily adv
ˈsedentariness n

sed•en•tar•y

(ˈsɛd nˌtɛr i)

adj.
1. characterized by or requiring a sitting posture: a sedentary occupation.
2. characterized by inactivity and lack of exercise: a sedentary life.
3. Zool.
a. abiding in one place; not migratory.
b. pertaining to animals that move about little or are permanently attached to something, as a barnacle.
[1590–1600; < Latin sedentārius sitting]
sed•en•tar•i•ly (ˌsɛd nˈtɛər ə li, ˈsɛd nˌtɛr-) adv.
sed′en•tar`i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sedentary - requiring sitting or little activity; "forced by illness to lead a sedentary life"
inactive - not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"

sedentary

adjective inactive, sitting, seated, desk, motionless, torpid, desk-bound A sedentary lifestyle has been linked with a risk of heart disease.
moving, active, mobile, on the go (informal), motile
Translations
قُعْدَه، جُلوسي
sedavý
stillesiddende
ülõ-
kyrrsetu-
sødimas
sēdošs
sedentair
sedavý
oturarak yapılan

sedentary

[ˈsedntrɪ] ADJsedentario

sedentary

[ˈsɛdəntəri] adjsédentaire

sedentary

adj
job, occupationsitzend attr; to lead a sedentary lifesehr viel sitzen; any job of a sedentary naturejede im Sitzen ausgeübte Tätigkeit
tribesesshaft; sedentary birdStandvogel m

sedentary

[ˈsɛdntrɪ] adjsedentario/a

sedentary

(ˈsedntəri) adjective
(of a job, way of living etc) requiring or involving much sitting and little exercise. a sedentary job in a tax office.

sedentary

a. sedentario-a.
1. de poca actividad física;
2. rel. a la posición sentada.

sedentary

adj sedentario
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