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- Something that is not active, but rather is acted upon.
- Remaining neutral or submissive during an event.
- He remained passive during the protest.
From French passif, from Latin passivus ("serving to express the suffering of an action; in late Latin literally capable of suffering or feeling"), from pati ("to suffer"), past participle of passus; compare patient.