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sedentary (adj.)

1590s, "remaining in one place," from French sédentaire (16c.) and directly from Latin sedentarius "sitting, remaining in one place," from sedentem (nominative sedens), present participle of sedere "to sit; occupy an official seat, preside; sit still, remain; be fixed or settled," from PIE root *sed- (1) "to sit." Of persons, the sense "not in the habit of exercise" is recorded from 1660s.

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Definitions of sedentary from WordNet

sedentary (adj.)
requiring sitting or little activity;
forced by illness to lead a sedentary life
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