PASSIVITY

noun. a type of adaptation, or maladaptation, wherein the person takes on a trend of submissiveness, reliance, and retreat into inaction.

PASSIVITY: "His passivity hasn't exactly been beneficial to the group's success."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PASSIVITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passivity/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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