relaxing (part of speech: verb)
inert (part of speech: adjective)
inert, motionless, static, sedentary, still, inanimate, idle, lifeless, stagnant, apathetic, stationary, languid, listless, insensible, comatose, paralytic, immobile, sluggish, lethargic, inactive, languorous, vegetative, dormant, catatonic, passive
reposing (part of speech: verb)
- Encouraged, doubtless, by these marks of approbation, and reposing too much confidence in the individual good will of the Pope, without heeding the crowd of half- declared enemies who were seeking to undermine his reputation, he set about, after his return to Florence, his greatest literary and most popular work, Dialogues on the Ptolemaic and Copernican Systems. - "Pioneers of Science", Oliver Lodge.
- Many an hour did he thus obtain for the indulgence of his meditations; and while his servant was wondering how he could see to read by the dim light which came in at the window- more dim each day, as the snow- heap there rose higher- or by the fitful flame of the fire, his thoughts were far away, beating about amidst the struggle then probably going on in Saint Domingo; or exploring, with wonder and sorrow, the narrow and darkened passages of that mind which he had long taken to be the companion of his own; or springing forward into the future, and reposing in serene faith on the condition of his people when, at length, they should possess their own souls, and have learned to use their human privileges. - "The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance", Harriet Martineau.
- But the doctor kept his imagination all the same, and pleased himself with thoughts of her reposing in a visionary tranquillity, which, wherever it was to be found, certainly did not exist in St Roque's Cottage, in that sudden tumult of new events and hopes. - "The Doctor's Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.