Part of speech:
Ready or willing to receive favorably:
Being acted upon
Not affecting the plane of polarized light: said of some isomers of certain optically active crystalline substances
The definition of inert is slow or having no action or power to move.
That no longer has life; dead
The definition of submissive is willing to do what others want.
Bending easily; flexible
Lasting; continuing; durable:
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
Being a period of time in which there is little or no activity:
(Medicine) Present but not symptomatic:
Having or making no motion.
Feeling or showing little or no emotion; unresponsive.
The definition of compliant is obeying.
Easy to manage or discipline; submissive
Not active but capable of renewed activity. Volcanoes that have erupted within historical times and are expected to erupt again are dormant.
Having no moral backbone; lacking courage, resolution, etc.
Hostile or disparaging; malicious:
Having or suggesting a calm, sluggish temperament; unemotional or apathetic.
Quiet; still; inactive
The definition of stoic is someone who seems detached from their emotions.
Showing austere indifference to joy, grief, pleasure, or pain; calm and unflinching under suffering, bad fortune, etc.
The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
Marked by or showing lethargy, passivity, or blameworthy indifference:
Not assertive; reserved.
The condition or quality of being passive; inactivity, quiescence, or submissiveness.
A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness.
Being in physical motion:
Inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively self-assured.
Full of life; active; vigorous
Energetic; vigorous; forceful
Disposed or willing to acquiesce.
Not resistant, especially to a disease or an environmental factor, such as heat or moisture.
Submitting without objection or resistance
Not involving violence or employing force:
The definition of passive voice is when the subject in a sentence is acting upon a verb.
The definition of active voice is when the subject of a sentence is performing the action.
Being acted upon
Find another word for passive. In this page you can discover 50 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for passive, like: receptive, stirred, inactive, inert, lifeless, submissive, yielding, enduring, forbearing, quiet and affected.