passivity definition

  • noun:
    • the situation or top-notch being passive; inactivity, quiescence, or submissiveness.
    • The state to be passive.
    • Submissiveness.
    • insufficient effort.
    • Passiveness; -- opposed to task.
    • The tendency of a body to stay in certain condition, either of movement or sleep, till interrupted by another human body; inertia.
    • the product quality or problem of every material which has no tendency to substance task; inactivity.
    • the trait of staying inactive; insufficient initiative
    • submission to other people or even outside influences
  • others:
    • identical to passiveness.

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