how to pronounce inert


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inert is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of inert in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was more inert that you can use you can …”

meanings of inert


  1. Unable to move or act; inanimate.
  2. Having no therapeutic action.
  3. In chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds.


  1. A substance that does not react chemically.


  1. To fill with an inert gas to reduce the risk of explosion.

inert frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inert occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics inert can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that inert can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to inert


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