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1. passiveness

noun. submission to others or to outside influences.

Synonyms

  • passivity

Antonyms

  • concern
  • inactiveness

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2. passiveness

noun. the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative.

Synonyms

  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • passivity
  • apathy
  • inertia
  • passive
  • numbness
  • inactiveness
  • indifference
  • inactivity
  • torpidness
  • spiritlessness
  • inactive

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • violent
  • active voice
  • activity

Example sentences of the word passiveness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fear-based passiveness stems from the fear that one will be attacked, humiliated or harmed in some way because one chooses to stand their ground.

2. Adjective
If a daughter witnesses her mother taking a very passive role in the home, it is much more likely that the daughter will fall into passiveness regardless of natural temperament.

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