Example sentences for: inaction

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

  • The Washington Post criticized congressional inaction on gun control in the wake of recent shootings.

  • We argue that there is currently a short window of opportunity to take action to control the HIV epidemic in Nepal—and that inaction will lead to HIV becoming the biggest killer of the young and middle-aged in the next decade.

  • The Times does a good job of supplying specifics on the U.S. inaction in Rwanda, noting that the Clinton administration blocked a UN on-the-ground effort that "might have saved hundreds of thousands of lives."

  • Others ascribe American inaction to logistical obstacles.

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


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