Example sentences for: inaction

How can you use “inaction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Bush administration's approach to the unfolding disaster in Yugoslavia might be characterized as inaction backed up by indifference.

  • Whatever the reason, the decision to omit placebo led to ambiguity and inaction.

  • The international community is debating whether continued inaction would be: 1) prudent because it is important to maintain good relations with Indonesia; 2) foolish, since Indonesia's inability to maintain peace makes intervention inevitable; or 3) hypocritical in light of the United Nations' active role in Kosovo.

  • A front-page LAT piece quotes several women complaining about Hillary's inaction.

  • Others ascribe American inaction to logistical obstacles.

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