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English definition of “inertia”


noun [U]    /ɪˈnɜr·ʃə/
the tendency not to change what is happening : Many teachers were reluctant to use computers in their classrooms simply out of inertia. physics Inertia is the force that causes something moving to tend to continue moving , and that causes something not moving to tend to continue not to move .
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