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Meaning of PASSIVENESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
  2. [n]  submission to others or to outside influences
 

PASSIVENESS is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: passivity
 
 See Also: apathy, inactiveness, inactivity, indifference, inertia, listlessness, spiritlessness, submissiveness, torpidity, torpidness, torpor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pas"sive*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being passive; unresisting
submission.

      To be an effect implies passiveness, or the being
      subject to the power and action of its cause. --J.
                                               Edwards.

 

 

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