passive [-r] adj

L. passīv-us, capable of suffering or feeling.

  1. Heedless; unresponsive; apathetic; indifferent; inattentive; unconcerned.
  2. Quiet; calm; emotionless; beyond feeling; [fig.] dead.
  3. Transitional; [word play on “passing”] dying; moving into the next life.
  4. Unresisting; not opposing; yielding with little or no struggle; helpless; defenseless.
  5. Dormant; temporarily inactive.