Top Definition
One who half-heartedly supports a cause without actually doing anything, by signing the occasional online petition or putting a banner on their myspace.
Usually emos or 16 year old girls.
The majority of people who subscribe to PETA are inactivists.
by Johnny The Homicidal Maniac March 20, 2007
An inactivist is any ideologue who claims merit for activism, while doing little more than complain to their circle of friends about what should be done to further their ideology.

An inactivist claims to fight for a cause, while only engaging in actions that further their own popularity.
While claiming to fight for equal rights, the internet inactivist rarely left his computer, or engaged in any offline protests.
by Qntkka December 01, 2015
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