Example sentences for: inaction

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

  • 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.

  • Although scholarship continues to ascribe some culpability to the British--for instance, the British did contribute to the Irish dependence on potatoes--most historians emphasize the famine was primarily a natural disaster, and conclude that British inaction was hardly part of a deliberate plan.

  • To drive home his point that inaction, like action, requires justification and bears consequences, Clinton distilled his frame job to a brilliant sound bite: "In dealing with aggressors in the Balkans, hesitation is a license to kill."

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

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


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