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passivist

pas·siv·ism
P p

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [pas-uh-viz-uh m]
    • /ˈpæs əˌvɪz əm/
    • /ˈpæsɪvɪst /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pas-uh-viz-uh m]
    • /ˈpæs əˌvɪz əm/

Definitions of passivist word

  • noun passivist the quality of being passive. 1
  • noun passivist the principle or practice of passive resistance. 1

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Origin of passivist

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05; passive + -ism

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Passivist

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

passivist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

passivist usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for passivist

noun passivist

  • abandoner — a person or thing that abandons
  • backslider — A recidivist; one who backslides, especially in a religious sense; an apostate.
  • forsaker — One who forsakes.

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