English-Norwegian translation of passive

Translation of the word passive from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

passive in Norwegian

passive
generaladjective passiv
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Definitions of passive
adjective
1. passive - lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
  inactive
  active characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
  hands-off not involving participation or intervention; "a hands-off foreign policy"
  unresisting, resistless, supine offering no resistance; "resistless hostages"; "No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt
2. passive - expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb; "academics seem to favor passive sentences"
  active characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
  grammar the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
3. passive - peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"
  peaceful
  nonviolent achieved without bloodshed; "an unbloody transfer of power"
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