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This is actually a sign of submissiveness, a sign of passivity, a sign of weakness.
EXUDE POWER AND CONFIDENCE WITH BETTER BODY LANGUAGEJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
From an active state of resistance the ego traversed a descending curve ending in absolute passivity.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Then he would relax his whole being and let himself be once more bewitched into passivity by clouds and waving grasses.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
If then the active man be859 something qualified, "activity" and "passivity" should not be referred to relation.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Likewise, what is both "active" and "passive" becomes such in participating in "activity" and "passivity."
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
He quaffed deeply and exhaustively that cup of joy in the quiescence and passivity of complete happiness.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Yet it pleased, it somewhat relieved, his kinsman to see his passivity as not a little foolish.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The disgusting erudition, the lazy, inactive passivity, the timid submission.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
But the exclusion of freedom is physical necessity; the exclusion of passivity is moral necessity.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
He signifies the journey outward, the state of the first emanation, the graces and passivity of the spirit.
THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO THE TAROTL. W. DE LAURENCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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