Synonyms and Antonyms of passive
receiving or enduring without offering resistance the union rank and file were surprisingly passive about the givebacks in the new labor contract Synonyms of passive acquiescent, nonresistant, resigned, tolerant, tolerating, unresistant, yielding Words Related to passive forbearing, impassive, long-suffering, patient, stoic (or stoical), uncomplaining; agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, conformable, conformist, docile, guidable, law-abiding, obedient, pliable, pliant, subordinate, tractable, willing; obeisant, submissive, surrendering; amiable, obliging; slavish, subservient; disciplined, governable, manageable; apathetic, uncaring, unresponsive Near Antonyms of passive defiant; contrary, contumacious, disobedient, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, insurgent, intractable, mutinous, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly, untoward; balky, perverse, wayward, wrongheaded; headstrong, willful (or wilful); indomitable; undisciplined, unmanageable; dissident, nonconformist Antonyms of passive protesting, resistant, resisting, unyielding
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