Inertiae sentence example

inertiae
  • But the width of his intellectual sympathies, joined to a constitutional indecision and vis inertiae, prevented him from doing more enduring work.
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  • The one essential property of matter is its inactivity, vis inertiae (accepted later by Monboddo).
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  • When the bridges broke down, unarmed soldiers, people from Moscow and women with children who were with the French transport, all--carried on by vis inertiae-- pressed forward into boats and into the ice-covered water and did not, surrender.
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