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Synonyms and Antonyms
What is another word for unreactive?
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Periodic Table
What is the element that is not likely to react with another element?
What is the meaning of the word 'unreactive'?
"Not participating readily in interactions" is one English equivalent of the adjective "unreactive". Specifically, the word can be used to describe a personality that is somewhat introverted, reclusive or taciturn. It also describes a chemical reaction in which one participant remains relatively inert, non-active. Additionally, the word may be used in terms of the pupils of a patient's eyes being non-responsive to light.