Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun passivity

2 senses of passivity

Sense 1
passivity, passiveness -- (the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative)
       => inactiveness, inactivity, inertia -- (a disposition to remain inactive or inert; "he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work")

Sense 2
passivity, passiveness -- (submission to others or to outside influences)
       => submissiveness -- (the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.)

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