passiveness

Primary Meanings of passiveness

1.
n
the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
2.
n
submission to others or to outside influences
Full Definitions of passiveness
1

n the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative

Synonyms:
passivity
Types:
apathy, indifference, numbness, spiritlessness
the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
listlessness, torpidity, torpidness, torpor
inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
Type of:
inactiveness, inactivity, inertia
a disposition to remain inactive or inert
2

n submission to others or to outside influences

Synonyms:
passivity
Type of:
submissiveness
the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

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