HyperDic: passiveness

English > 2 senses of the word passiveness:
NOUNattributepassiveness, passivitysubmission to others or to outside influences
attributepassiveness, passivitythe trait of remaining inactive
English > passiveness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningsubmission to others or to outside influences.
Synonympassivity
BroadersubmissivenessThe trait of being willing / willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.
Adjectivespassivepeacefully resistant in response to injustice
English > passiveness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative.
Synonympassivity
Attributespassive, inactivelacking in energy or will
Narrowerapathy, indifference, numbness, spiritlessnessThe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
listlessness, torpidity, torpidness, torporinactivity / inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
Broaderinactiveness, inactivity, inertiaA disposition to remain inactive or inert
Spanishpasividad
Catalanpassivitat
Adjectivespassivelacking in energy or will

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