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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner peacefully resistant in response to injustice; In a manner lacking in energy or will.

Usage examples (39)
  • He listened passively
  • Adjective : a passive member of a committee. ,to play a passive role. ,a passive hypnotic subject. ,a passive communications satellite
  • On the other hand, the married woman, having once yielded all, tends to remain passively in the man's companionship.
  • "What Heidegger has in mind… is that in our recognition of a house, our synthesis… is effected passively, that is, not through an act of volition." for more
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