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Definition of Sedentary

Sedentary

  1. Accustomed to sit much or long; as, a sedentary man.
  2. Characterized by, or requiring, much sitting; as, a sedentary employment; a sedentary life.
  3. Inactive; motionless; sluggish; hence, calm; tranquil.
  4. Caused by long sitting.
  5. Remaining in one place, especially when firmly attached to some object; as, the oyster is a sedentary mollusk; the barnacles are sedentary crustaceans.
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Sedentary Translations

sedentary in Swedish is sittande