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What is another word for passively?

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Adverb
Having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“She passively endured the hardships of her life, never complaining or giving up.”
Adverb
Happening without conscious control or awareness
“The sound of the waves crashing on the shore had a passively soothing effect on her, lulling her into a deep sleep.”
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In an idle manner
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Refraining from physical or verbal opposition, conflicts, or disturbances
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In an obedient or dutiful manner
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“An underacknowledged distinction in studies of legitimacy centers on whether the organization seeks active support or merely passive acquiescence.”
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Adverb for not actively participating in an activity or interaction
“The mayor has taken a passive role in regard to the accreditation of probation departments.”
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Adverb for inactive or still, without motion
“There is an equilibrium between active molecules and passive molecules at a given temperature.”
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Adverb for showing little or no feeling or emotion
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“He wasn't sure why Gene was merely meeting the boy's glare with a calm, passive look on his face.”
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Adverb for lacking vigor, vitality, or excitement
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Adverb for lacking sufficient power or strength
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Adverb for timid in character, or generally lacking in self-confidence
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Adverb for existing in a latent or dormant state
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Adverb for not excessively showy or lively
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Adverb for lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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Adverb for pleasant and amicable in nature
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