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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of remaining inactive; Submission to others or to outside influences.

Usage examples (34)
  • Spectatorial passivity is strictly discouraged by such a mode of filmmaking.
  • The most common rationale for his current passivity is that his plate is too full.
  • This question, of course, goes unasked as the line, a study in passivity, stares straight ahead.
  • The second category is passivity, which is submission to, and being invaded and devalued by others. for more
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