Origin of passive resistance
OTHER WORDS FROM passive resistancepas·sive re·sist·er, noun
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How to use passive resistance in a sentence
Khin Sandar Nyunt, an ethnographer who has researched nonviolent protest in Myanmar, says the nation’s bloody past must be taken into account when evaluating the tactics of passive resistance.As Myanmar's Junta Intensifies Its Crackdown, Pro-Democracy Protesters Prepare for Civil War|Kyaw Hsan Hlaing / Yangon|April 7, 2021|Time
If we want to prevent others from your fate, we need to stop being so passive on these issues.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But that makes the Ismael brothers no less proud of the resistance that they and other fellow fighters have put up.
In the future, antibiotic resistance could have catastrophic consequences.Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis|Russell Saunders|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There would, then, likely be significant police resistance to this measure.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a rather passive aggressive letter, the House Minority Leader wrote.
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
A double detachment of soldiers was already there, with orders to support him in case of resistance.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A mild degree means that the body is not reacting well, or else that the infection is too slight to call forth much resistance.
Passive hyperemia occurs most commonly in diseases of the heart and liver and in pregnancy.
This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
British Dictionary definitions for passive resistance
Cultural definitions for passive resistance
A technique of demonstrating opposition to a government's activities simply by not cooperating with them. It is particularly associated with Mahatma Gandhi, who opposed violent revolution in his own country's fight for independence. (Compare civil disobedience and nonviolent resistance.)