passiveness definition

  • noun:
    • the healthiness of being passive; passivity
    • The quality or state to be passive; unresisting submission.
    • The state or property to be passive, or of obtaining impressions from exterior representatives or causes: as, the passiveness of matter.—2. Passibility; ability of struggling.
    • Patience; peace; unresisting submission; not enough power to work, or omission to do something.
    • submitting to other people or even outside influences
    • the trait of staying sedentary; insufficient initiative

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