sedentary meaning


    Definition of sedentary in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore sedentarySUPmost sedentarySUF-ary
    1. Not moving; relatively still; staying in the vicinity.
      1. The oyster is a sedentary mollusk; the barnacles are sedentary crustaceans.
    2. (medicine, of a job, lifestyle, etc.) Not moving much; sitting around.
      1. OBS inactive; motionless; sluggish; tranquil.
        1. OBS Caused by long sitting.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Animals within Sedentaria have more sedentary lifestyles and other traits associated with sessility such as reduced sensory organs and parapodia.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en sedenary
          2. en sexenary
          3. en segmentary
          4. en predentary
          5. fr s├ędentaire
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of sedentary for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "sedentary" is an adjective.
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          Definiteness: Level 4
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