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Passive (IPA: /ˈpæsɪv/)


Passive (a.)

Not active, but acted upon; suffering or receiving impressions or influences; as, they were passive spectators, not actors in the scene.

Passive (a.)

Receiving or enduring without either active sympathy or active resistance; without emotion or excitement; patient; not opposing; unresisting; as, passive obedience; passive submission.

Passive (a.)

Inactive; inert; not showing strong affinity; as, red phosphorus is comparatively passive.

Passive (a.)

Designating certain morbid conditions, as hemorrhage or dropsy, characterized by relaxation of the vessels and tissues, with deficient vitality and lack of reaction in the affected tissues.

Passive

2005 single by A Perfect Circle

Passive Synonyms

Unresisting, Supine, Resistless, Inactive, Hands-off

Passive Synonyms

Nonviolent, Peaceful

Passive Synonyms

Passive Voice

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Spanish Translation

Passive in Spanish is Pasivo

Tagalog Translation

Passive in Tagalog is Walang-tutol

Example Sentence (Quote)

" African audiences cannot accept our passive consumer role in the presence of film. (p. 44)" - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We're not inherently anything but human." - Robin Morgan


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