Origin of passivism
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- the theory, belief, or practice of passive resistance
- the quality, characteristics, or fact of being passive
Word Origin and History for passivist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Passive character, attitude, or behavior.
- A pattern or attitude of submissiveness, especially in sexual relations.
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