how to pronounce passivity


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passivity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of passivity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… because they saw our passivity as their …”

meanings of passivity


  1. Submissiveness.
  2. A lack of initiative.
  3. The state of being passive.

passivity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word passivity occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics passivity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that passivity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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