Meaning of sedentariness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsɛd(ə)ntrɪnəs/


See sedentary

‘And probably, some increase in sedentariness is a factor, although this is actually quite difficult to measure.’
  • ‘Yet it is not a matter of choosing sides between models of nomadism and sedentariness.’
  • ‘However, Arnold and Owens have shown that cooperative breeding is associated with longer survival, smaller clutches, and increased sedentariness.’
  • ‘The apparent area-sensitivity of Rufous-crowned Sparrows in southern California may be attributable in part to their high sedentariness.’
  • ‘TV viewing time gives an index of sedentariness.’