unactive

unactive

(ʌnˈæktɪv)
adj
1. inactive, listless, or idle
2. lacking employment
vb (tr)
to make (a person) inactive
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From Egypt home returned, in Nazareth Hath been our dwelling many years; his life Private, unactive, calm, contemplative, Little suspicious to any king.
When ADAM thus to EVE: Fair Consort, th' hour Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest Mind us of like repose, since God hath set Labour and rest, as day and night to men Successive, and the timely dew of sleep Now falling with soft slumbrous weight inclines Our eye-lids; other Creatures all day long Rove idle unimploid, and less need rest; Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his Dignitie, And the regard of Heav'n on all his waies; While other Animals unactive range, And of thir doings God takes no account.
Both sides of the obtained wideband channel have the same number of unactive OFDM carriers, so the frequency guard bands are the same as in case of single channel in accordance to [8].
8) Across the 1790s, when he was most fully preoccupied by Samson Agonistes, Blake was engaged in redefining what counts as an "action," complicating the relationship between strength and weakness, activity and passivity, in a way he learned from Milton and especially from Milton's Samson, whom a late semichorus in Samson Agonistes describes as "vigorous most / When most unactive deem'd" (1704-5).
46) Debt inflated prices and taxes; it placed too much authority in the hands of foreign creditors whose allegiance was inconsistent with the interests of Englishmen; and, in a reminder of the biblical admonition to live by the sweat of our labor, (47) it would encourage a "useless and unactive life" by allowing creditors to live idly off the interest of their investments.
By this Management I found an Opportunity to see what a most insignificant, unthinking Life, the poor indolent Wretch, who by his unactive Temper had at first been my Ruin, now liv'd; how he only rose in the Morning, to go to-Bed at Night [.
Compromised agency, coded "female," "the primary model of literary heroism" (86) in the Restoration, is the focus of the three late seventeenth-century texts Rose investigates in her last chapter, "'Vigorous most / When most unactive deem'd': Gender and the Heroics of Endurance in Milton's Samson Agonistes, Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, and Mary Astell's Some Reflections upon Marriage.
LaMotte quotes lines 1699-1705 of Samson Agonistes in speaking of the "self-begotten bird" that "From out her ashy womb now teemed / Revives, reflourishes, then vigorous most / When most unactive deemed" (546).
Without pain and suffering, writes Locke, man "would be a very idle unactive creature, and pass his time only in a lazy lethargic dream.
DiscoveRx now offers a comprehensive portfolio of products that addresses the drug discovery needs of exploring active and unactive purified kinases and now cell based kinases," said Dr.
direct and lascivious, "Then in the muff unactive fingers lay, /
Services include labeling of biomolecules with their beta-galactosidase Enzyme Donor (ED) tag for unactive and active kinase screening as well as synthesizing protease substrates with ED tags to enable chemiluminescent assays for new protease targets.