Sentence examples for passiveness from high-quality English sources.

  • This ability to be modified indicates that though the aging process is inevitable, it need not be regarded with complete passiveness.

  • Watching television this year was often a fraught activity, the passiveness of the auto-play highlighting the collapse of time outside the frame.

  • The Scots had enough on their plate with their passiveness of their forwards and their startling error count, but then they started losing men through injury.

  • A little attention will discover to us that the very being of an idea implies passiveness and inertness in it, insomuch that it is impossible for an idea to do any thing, or, strictly speaking, to be the cause of any thing.

  • By gaining a state of complete passiveness through discipline and meditation, one can achieve nirvana, the state of the extinction of desires and liberation (moksha) from bondage to samsara by karma.

  • “But though the Lakeman had induced the seamen to adopt this sort of passiveness in their conduct, he kept his own counsel (at least till all was over) concerning his own proper and private revenge upon the man who had stung him in the ventricles of his heart.


      • noun attribute

        - submission to others or to outside influences

      • noun attribute

        - the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative

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      • 2 sentence examples for passiveness from Encyclopedia Britannica
      • 1 sentence examples for passiveness from The New Yorker
      • 1 sentence examples for passiveness from BBC
      • 1 sentence examples for passiveness from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
      • 1 sentence examples for passiveness from GutenbergBooks - Moby Dick; Or, The Whale by Herman Melville
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      • • Relevant word or phrase for passiveness is passivity

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