PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE

typical of behavior which is apparently innocuous, accidental, or neutral but which indirectly shows an unaware violent motive.

PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE: "Her parents are trying very hard to break her of her passive-aggressive personality traits."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passive-aggressive/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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