OTHER WORDS FROM passivelyqua·si-pas·sive·ly, adverbsem·i·pas·sive·ly, adverbun·pas·sive·ly, adverb
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Nearly 60 percent of the higher-education institutions polled in April by the nonprofit group Educause said they were using or considering “passive video surveillance of students” during exams.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
If he doesn’t agree with them, then it’s actually to your husband’s credit that he won’t adopt your methods — though resistance so passive can make someone stricter out of frustration.Carolyn Hax: The parent who has to be the ‘bad cop’ is feeling blue|Carolyn Hax|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
They recognize that by making it more challenging for consumers, they will likely be passive and accept cookies or not prevent their data from being sold.Global Privacy Control group aims to succeed where ‘do not track’ failed|Greg Sterling|October 15, 2020|Search Engine Land
The HomePod Mini is wrapped in fabric and has a single driver inside as well as two passive radiators and a sound guide.All the big announcements from Apple’s iPhone 12 launch event|Stan Horaczek|October 13, 2020|Popular-Science
If you want to go for passive investing, there are nearly endless options for ETFs that focus on issues ranging from diversity in the management ranks to emissions to social equality.ESG investing is bigger than ever. Here’s how you can save the world, and your portfolio|kdunn6|October 11, 2020|Fortune
All while the international community observed, if not passively, impotently.
For some of these kids, video games are a way to passively experience the shock and awe of combat.
Sure, it was phrased passively, and sure, it came at the end of the address.Candy Crowley Correction of Romney Over Benghazi Fuels Fury in Right Wing|Jesse Singal|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Tehran has rarely been content with passively benefitting from these crises.
But Mrs. M is capable of doing much more than just passively standing by her man in his moment of crisis.
Being the hereditary Datto, the inhabitants of the valley generally sympathized with him, at least passively.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He went with me passively enough, and he did not speak until we had struck into the main trail of the Shawnees.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
The two sentries at the gate stood to arms passively, and there seemed to be a continuous circulation inside and out.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
She gave it up to him, passively, but when he offered her his arm, merely shook her head and pursed up her lips.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson