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Synonyms of passive in English:


  • 1 a passive role
    inactive, nonactive, nonparticipative, uninvolved
  • 2 passive victims
    submissive, acquiescent, unresisting, unassertive, compliant, pliant, obedient, docile, tractable, malleable, pliable
    [Antonyms] active, assertive
  • 3 the woman's face was passive
    emotionless, impassive, unemotional, unmoved, dispassionate, passionless, detached, unresponsive, undemonstrative, apathetic, phlegmatic
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