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Accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
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“An underacknowledged distinction in studies of legitimacy centers on whether the organization seeks active support or merely passive acquiescence.”
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Being inactive and submissive in a relationship, especially in a sexual one
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“He took a passive role in the interview.”
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Showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
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Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion
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Not excessively showy or lively
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(of a person) Not having or showing a confident and forceful personality
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Stiff or formal in behaviour or style
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Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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Unconfrontational
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Free from negative emotions, such as anger
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Lacking sufficient power or strength
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Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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Stationary and not moving
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