Adjective "activity" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


The condition in which things are happening or being done.
  1. 'the only sign of human activity now is the boatload of day trippers from the mainland'
  2. 'Levels of activity in the economy will rise, employment will be boosted and tax receipts will boom.'
  3. 'Lawmakers must clarify contract laws and develop new legislation that governs private business activity.'
  4. 'The level of operational activity is higher and this means that we are spending more time away from our families and friends.'
  5. 'The analysis concerns the seismic activity occurring during 1874-1913.'
  6. 'There was a high level of competitive activity in certain areas.'
  7. 'High levels of sexual activity were perceived as normative for both sexes.'
  8. 'Patients should be questioned about cycle patterns, contraception, and sexual activity.'
  9. 'A constant reappraisal and fine tuning of educational activity at all levels will give new generations the skills and confidence to work for a better future.'
  10. 'A second, functional level of military activity responded to shifts in the conduct of operations.'
  11. 'We expect 2003 to be a year of reasonable but not spectacular growth in economic activity and business revenues.'
  12. 'Physical activity helps control weight by burning excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat.'
  13. 'After breakfast, the house is bustling with activity and movement.'
  14. 'All subjects were surveyed about their use of health promoting behaviors, including physical activity.'
  15. 'Today we need to consciously work out to incorporate the same level of activity into our daily routine.'
  16. 'The locality has been a hive of activity in recent weeks.'
  17. 'Physical activity and alcohol intake were categorised as in earlier reports.'
  18. 'Buses radiate out from Valletta bus station, which is a hive of activity from early morning until about 8pm.'
  19. 'The post office was always a hive of activity with people bustling about.'
A thing that a person or group does or has done.
  1. 'It was all down to yesterday's hard labour, of course, and sedentary activities.'
  2. 'It got me thinking about the way in which our activities and moods are affected by the weather.'
  3. 'At the end of the fortnight-long activities, a function was held to sum up the event.'
  4. 'They clearly see the potential to convert these activities from a cost to an investment.'
  5. 'The pain may result in inability to do routine work or household activities.'
  6. 'There is a danger that the club could undo any good work themselves with their off the field activities.'
  7. 'Private companies were not allowed to engage in such activities, and contracts they made would be void.'
  8. 'Staff will use the time to prepare lesson plans and take part in teacher development activities.'
  9. 'There will also be a mix of office activities and general work related to the Abbey Grounds.'
  10. 'The site includes many activities developed for children with special educational needs.'
  11. 'He said there was no connection between his gifts to to the Party and his business activities.'
  12. 'a range of sporting activities'
  13. 'Most policies, for example, exclude water sport or other hazardous activities.'
  14. 'A Scot and a keen sportsman he had extended the company's welfare and recreation activities.'
  15. 'The visit was part of the Sporting Champions initiative to promote games and activities in schools.'
  16. 'A range of activities should be made available so that school children have an opportunity to test themselves and find a sport or activity that they are good at.'
  17. 'He has not returned to his former sporting activities with the exception of golf.'
  18. 'Some patients have no regular access to social activities or talking therapy.'
  19. 'The list of activities is long and diverse, from youth clubs to sports teams to skateparks to Scout packs.'
  20. 'He said the club's social activities have ranged from football to having its own choral society.'
  21. 'He took a keen interest in local affairs and kept up to date with sporting activities.'
  22. 'The volunteers help the children with their daily needs and organise sporting activities for them.'
A thermodynamic quantity representing the effective concentration of a particular component in a solution or other system, equal to its concentration multiplied by an activity coefficient.

    More definitions

    1. the state or quality of being active: There was not much activity in the stock market today. He doesn't have enough physical activity in his life.

    2. a specific deed, action, function, or sphere of action: social activities.

    3. work, especially in elementary grades at school, that involves direct experience by the student rather than textbook study.

    4. energetic activity; animation; liveliness.

    5. a use of energy or force; an active movement or operation.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "weeks can be activity."

    "rewards can be activity."

    "profits can be activity."

    "lights can be activity."


    Late Middle English: from French activité or late Latin activitas, from Latin act- ‘done’, from the verb agere.