Example sentences for: inertia

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

  • When you tried to help herGet out of the car or get from the car to the doorOr across the apartment house hall to the elevatorThere was a new sense of heavinessOr of inertia in the body.

  • ("I paid for that microphone" probably came from a Spencer Tracy political comedy; his faith in an invulnerable "Star Wars" nuclear shield perhaps came from the "inertia projector" portrayed in a 1940 movie in which he starred.)

  • In that sense, the fact that Planet Hollywood won't just die testifies to two things: the continued strength of inertia in American business and the continued distance between the interests of corporate managers and corporate shareholders.

  • In the version of that argument given in What It Means , he asserts that "most government interventions are ineffectual" because "modern society has the inertia of a ponderous freight train."

  • "But again inertia is the name of the game and again tragedy is the outcome."

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