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1. Passiveness; opposed to activity.

2. (Science: physics) The tendency of a body to remain in a given state, either of motion or rest, till disturbed by another body; inertia.

3. (Science: chemistry) The quality or condition of any substance which has no inclination to chemical activity; inactivity.

Origin: Cf. F. Passivite.

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Cellular Reincarnation

... where I wanted to go I might have been able to steer myself in the right direction. Faltering, I passed the bifurcation and while contemplating my passivity I entirely missed the second, resulting in the wrong choices at the third and the fourth. In the meantime I had gained so much momentum that ...

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The Fiber Disease

... needs to follow the lead of the Lyme community and to become much more individually and collectively pro-active. It's time to leave our former passivity behind unless we are all simply content to go away somewhere and die....Because, my friends,....That is exactly what will happen if we do ...

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Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:39 pm
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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