Example sentences for: passiveness

How can you use “passiveness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's the bleary, hangdog demeanor; the watery eyes; the shambling gait; the passiveness that borders on the stereotypically feminine.

  • Is aggression the same as aggressiveness , or, on the other side of the spectrum, is passivity the same as passiveness ? The first is more the state, the second more the behaviour--but how about scarcity and scarceness ? One runs into the same problem with the - ing gerund versus the - ation nouns: which sounds better, implementing or implementation, ratifying or ratification?

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