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passive resistance

noun

: a way of opposing the government without using violence especially by refusing to obey laws

Full Definition of PASSIVE RESISTANCE

:  resistance especially to a government or an occupying power characterized mainly by noncooperation
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First Known Use of PASSIVE RESISTANCE

1819

Rhymes with PASSIVE RESISTANCE

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