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Definition of passivity:

  1. Passiveness; inertia; passive, not active state.

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This graph shows how "passivity" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for passivity:

  1. In spite of Nikitin's passivity he did, I fancied, more than merely suffer this unequal alliance. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  2. Passivity rather than activity seemed her strength.... – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. But up here, in the gloom, lighted only on this occasion by a single shaded candle, in a complete interior silence, three persons had sat round a table for more than an hour, striving by passivity and a kind of indescribable concentration to ignore all that was presented by the senses, and to await some movement from that which lies beyond them. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson

Quotes for passivity:

  1. Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
  2. You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.
  3. Too often in the past, U. S. leaders have forced Israel to pay the price for American strategic interests in the Middle East- through concessions in the peace process as well as passivity in the face of Iraqi attacks.
  4. Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
  5. Between an uncontrolled escalation and passivity, there is a demanding road of responsibility that we must follow.