What does the word inertia mean?

Usage examples for inertia

  1. Inertia causes a vast deal of trouble. – Bohemian Society by Lydia Leavitt
  2. The content of consciousness includes the Will- the unrest of consciousness in its actual situation, a dissatisfaction with its state of inertia, and a movement towards some End. – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones
  3. I resisted nothing except by inertia. – Lore of Proserpine by Maurice Hewlett