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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pas·siv·i·ty /pæˈsɪvətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative [syn:
      2: submission to others or to outside influences [syn: passiveness]