Passivity

Definition of Passivity

Pas`siv´i`ty
n.1.Passiveness; - opposed to activity.
2.(Physics) The tendency of a body to remain in a given state, either of motion or rest, till disturbed by another body; inertia.
3.(Chem.) The quality or condition of any substance which has no inclination to chemical activity; inactivity.

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Quakerism, a wise passiveness, abeyance, acceptance, acedia, acquiescence, aloofness, amenability, apathy, assent, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, boredom, calm of mind, catalepsy, catatonia, comatoseness, complaisance, compliance, consent, contemplation, contemplative life, deadliness, deathliness, deference, detachment, disinterest, dispassion, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy, drowsiness, dullness, emptiness of mind, empty-headedness, enervation, ennui, entropy, fallow mind, fatigue, fatuity, foolishness, heartlessness, heaviness, hebetude, homage, hopelessness, humbleness, humility, idleness, immobility, inaction, inactivity, inanimation, inanity, inappetence, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, insouciance, jadedness, kneeling, lack of appetite, lackadaisicalness, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, latency, lenitude, lentor, lethargicalness, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, lotus-eating, meditation, meekness, mental blankness, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, nirvana, nonchalance, noninvolvement, nonopposal, nonopposition, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, numbness, obedience, obeisance, oblivion, oscitancy, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance, passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, policy, procrastination, quiescence, quietism, resignation, resignedness, satedness, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stagnancy, stagnation, standpattism, stasis, stupefaction, stupor, subjection, submission, submissiveness, submittal, supineness, suspense, tabula rasa, thoughtfreeness, thoughtlessness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, tranquillity, uncomplainingness, unconcern, unintelligence, vacancy, vacuity, vegetation, vis inertiae, vita contemplativa, waiting game, watching and waiting, weariness, withdrawnness, world-weariness, yielding
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