how to pronounce inertia


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inertia is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of inertia in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… measuring inertia or gravity you needed …”

meanings of inertia


  1. Lack of activity; sluggishness; said especially of the uterus, when, in labour, its contractions have nearly or wholly ceased.
  2. In a person, unwillingness to take action.
  3. The property of a body that resists any change to its uniform motion; equivalent to its mass.

inertia frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inertia occurs in english on average 3.4 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.

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