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passive–aggressive

adjective

Definition of PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE

:  being, marked by, or displaying behavior characterized by the expression of negative feelings, resentment, and aggression in an unassertive passive way (as through procrastination and stubbornness)
passive–aggressive noun
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First Known Use of PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE

1946

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