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Definition of "passiveness" []

  • The condition of being passive; passivity (noun)

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Use "passiveness" in a sentence
  • "Human beings, who, like everything else, exist svabhâvât, 'by themselves,' are supposed to be capable of arriving at Nirv_r_itti, or passiveness, which is nearly synonymous with Nirvâ_n_a."
  • "I am resolved to think it out to an end, and then act: it is this passiveness which is killing me."
  • "Miss Mannering acquiesced with a passiveness which is no part of her character, and which, to tell you the plain truth, is a feature about the business which I like least of all."