Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: passivity
IPA transcription: [pəs'ɪvɪti]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: passivity, passiveness
    Meaning: the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
Usage examples
  • "By now Mr. Caswall's face had lost its appearance of passivity.
  • For it is neither a passion nor a habit; since habits and passions are not in the nature of agents in regard to the passivity of the soul; but rather passion is the very action of the passive power; while habit is something which results from acts.