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pas·sive

passive

 
 
pronunciation:
pae sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: receiving an action without acting in return, or not responding to something that might affect one.
He remained passive when the bully hit him.The spectators were passive at the game tonight.
similar words:
accepting, dull, inert, patient, sluggish, tolerant
definition 2: tending to offer no resistance.
He is so passive that people take advantage of him.
similar words:
docile, obedient, obliging
derivations: passively (adv.), passiveness (n.), passivity (n.)
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