How to use passivity in a sentence
And particularly when passiveness can enable challengers to the leadership of political Islam to make headway.
This silence, this passiveness on the part of their hitherto aggressive and turbulent gaolers was portentous.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
Poetry stirs the Imagination, the Will, disturbs the passiveness that Beauty produces.A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen|William Spalding
But a man's passiveness to a beloved object of our sex may not, perhaps, argue want of courage on proper occasions.Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
But passive architecture without help for its passiveness is unendurable.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
The provisions, for those who require them, I do not object to, but the passiveness is fatally injurious.Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party |Martin Robinson Delany