nonaction

nonaction

(ˌnɒnˈækʃən)
n
a lack of action or the failure to act
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At the same time, I was also editing for the literary magazine Voiceworks, heading its nonaction department and working as deputy to one of the best people I'd ever met (and whom I and the world are unfortunate to have lost so early; a story for another time).
Motley Cre and Alice Cooper songs seem to take the lead, the score following in their wake, thrash guitars overcompensating at nearly every turn, then switching to orchestral for nonaction scenes.
Kenai Peninsula College, Homer: Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College/UAA, this highly acclaimed, nationally-recognized conference features workshops, craft talks, public readings, and panel presentations in literary fiction, poetry, nonaction, and the business of writing.
The proponent of the deed bears the burden of proving 1) the condition was dependent upon some action or nonaction by the grantee; and 2) the grantor had relinquished all control over the satisfaction of the condition and the ability to revoke the deed.
In this essay, Gorski mentioned a situation that he found to be unnerving and described how events leading up to his nonaction made him angry inside.
Thus, in addition to being frank about the realities of the UN's use of PMSCs' services, UN as well as national-level policymakers should primarily focus on identifying those remedies that would ultimately eliminate the current need to make the hard choices between PMSCs and nonaction.
In the process, they develop a diverse lexicon that attempts to account for the range of "early modern scientific forms." They are ecumenical in their selection of texts, turning to the imaginative genres of comic and tragic drama, metaphysical poetry, romance, and epic, as well as the nonaction genres of the prose essay and public oratory.
After her first attempt at a longer film, Creative Nonaction (2009), Dunham's decisive breakthrough - and the work that led directly to the inception of Girls - was Tiny Furniture (2010), featuring herself alongside Kirke, and showcased on DVD (along with a selection of shorter pieces) by The Criterion Collection.
Effortful work was reserved for nonaction, while the guilty, "easy" pleasures of fiction were commonly indulged.
In "Empowered with what Malignity / Auspiciously withheld -," the speaker responds to the bat's conventional image as a vampire and accentuates its self-restraint, implying that the bat's seclusion and nonaction effectively prevents its "Malignity" if there is any, from running rampant and manifests a great divinity.
If you're looking to stay informed or to brush up on your political knowledge, this selection of some of the fall's best and most anticipated political nonaction titles can help.
ALTHOUGH JOHN HERSEY HAD great critical and financial success with his WWII-related nonaction and fiction writing, he also wrote and published numerous books on other subjects, many that stand the test of time.