Sedentary may refer to:

  • Sedentary lifestyle, a type of lifestyle without physical exercise, usually referring to individual people
  • Sedentism, permanently living in one place, usually referring to animals or people groups

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Sannai-Maruyama Site - Interpretation
... Evidence of this sedentary lifestyle can be found in the form of intense use of natural resources such as nuts, fish, and a wide diversity of plants, as well as changes in ... was that the once mobile group of inhabitants had become sedentary ... The increase in housing also shows a more sedentary lifestyle (along with an increase in population) ...
Economic History Of Chile - Pre-Hispanic Economy
... groups were divided among those that practised agriculture and were sedentary and the Changos that lived as coastal hunter-gatherers ... The sedentary groups raised llamas and practised irrigation techniques ... certain level of social stratification among the sedentary groups ...
Sedentary Lifestyle
... A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity ... A person who lives a sedentary lifestyle may colloquially be known as a couch potato ... Sedentary activities include sitting, reading, watching television, playing video games, and computer use for much of the day with little or no vigorous physical exercise ...
... the 20th century the tribe comprised both nomadic (bedouin) and sedentary sections ... The sedentary members of the tribe, on the other hand, have mostly resided in Nejd for centuries, a possible legacy of Banu 'Amir's heyday ... the region, making up a disproportianate amount of Nejd's traditional sedentary population ...

Famous quotes containing the word sedentary:

    Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    I don’t really think that writers, even great writers, are prophets, or sages, or Messiah-like figures; writing is a lonely, sedentary occupation and a touch of megalomania can be comforting around five on a November afternoon when you haven’t seen anybody all day.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)