Definition of Sedentary

  • (a.) Accustomed to sit much or long; as, a sedentary man.
  • (a.) Characterized by, or requiring, much sitting; as, a sedentary employment; a sedentary life.
  • (a.) Inactive; motionless; sluggish; hence, calm; tranquil.
  • (a.) Caused by long sitting.
  • (a.) Remaining in one place, especially when firmly attached to some object; as, the oyster is a sedentary mollusk; the barnacles are sedentary crustaceans.

Synonyms of Sedentary

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Antonyms of Sedentary

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Homophones of Sedentary

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