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Inoperative

Pronunciation of Inoperative
/ɪnˈɒpəɹətˌɪv/, /ɪnˈɒpəɹətˌɪv/, /ɪ_n_ˈɒ_p_ə_ɹ_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/

Antonyms for inoperative:

live, operative.

Synonyms for inoperative:

Sense 2

harmless, inert, broken, inactive.

Sense 3

idle.

Sense 4

down.

incapable

unable.

potential

latent.

unserviceable

useless.

Other synonyms and related words:

inert, useless, kaput, inoperable, latent, dormant, malfunctioning, unsuccessful, nonbinding, bad, void, null and void, nonoperating, nugatory, inactive, harmless, nonfunctional, idle, unused, off, nonfunctioning, null, broken, fallow, nonvalid, unable.

dead (adjective)

inoperable.

defunct (adjective)

kaput.

inactive (adjective)

dormant.

ineffectual (adjective)

broken, void.

useless (adjective)

nonfunctional.

Sense 2 (noun)

inactive, inert, idle.

ineffectual (noun)

broken, void.

inoperative (noun)

defunct, down, dead.

defeated (verb)

unsuccessful.

Usage examples for inoperative:

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