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Synonyms of passive in English:


  • 1 he played only a passive role in the proceedings
    inactive, non-active, non-participative, non-participating, uninvolved, dormant, quiescent, inert
  • 2 the women were portrayed as passive victims
    [Antonyms] active, assertive
  • 3 the woman's face was passive
    emotionless, impassive, indifferent, unemotional, unmoved, unconcerned, dispassionate, passionless, detached, unresponsive, undemonstrative, remote, aloof, calm, apathetic, phlegmatic, lifeless
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