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(in-ak'shŭn),
Inactivity, rest, or lack of response to a stimulus.

inaction

(ĭn-ăk′shŭn) [L. in-, not, + actio, act]
Failure of or decreased response to a stimulus.
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A brother of the deceased said the family was frustrated by police inaction, forcing Najeebullah to end his life.
He made the pitch even as he lamented the Commission on Elections's 'inaction' on the Executive branch's request for big-ticket priority infrastructure projects to be treated as exceptions to the ban.
In effect, the courts have outsourced agency accountability for rulemaking inaction to political oversight, but as a defense of the interests of regulatory beneficiaries, political accountability is the "Maginot Line" of oversight.
ISLAMABAD -- The Government of Punjab has taken strict action against several bureaucrats for their inaction over the public complaints registered through the Pakistan Citizen Portal on varying subjects.
Islamabad on Saturday lodged a strong protest with Tehran over the country's inaction against the group allegedly responsible for the attack on Makran Coastal Highway which killed at least 14 people.
But what angers me the most is what our inaction on climate change will mean for our children and grandchildren.
Summary: Delhi Petrol Dealers Association said the state government's inaction was hampering their business
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Terrorists have managed to establish complete control over a 20-kilometer territory on the Euphrates' Eastern bank in Syria due to the inaction of pro-American groups, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties Vladimir Savchenko said.
"Because of his inaction, we are importing rice and giving money to foreign farmers." Roque said Aquino's inaction had affected the livelihood of many people.
The dispute arose out of a lawsuit filed by the individual, who, inter alia, asked to declare illegal the NBU's inaction regarding the recognition of CB PrivatBank JSC as a problem bank.
The administration is "not guilty" of inaction in addressing the country's dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea, Malacanang insisted on Monday.
The overall picture portrayed by Pakistan Navy's representatives was horrible due to inaction on part of stakeholders that multiplied the issues of pollution.