inoperative definition

  • adjective:
    • Not working or functioning.
    • no more in force; countermanded: stated the earlier directions inoperative.
    • no longer working or operating; either idle or broken
    • no more lawfully binding
    • Not operative; maybe not energetic; creating no impacts
    • not working or taking result
  • others:
    • Not operative or operating; destitute of activity or of result; inert: as, laws rendered inoperative by neglect; inoperative remedies.

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