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Meanings of Passionometer:

noun

An (especially imaginary) instrument used to measure passion or emotion.

Passiontide

ˈpaʃ(ə)ntʌɪd

Meanings of Passiontide:

noun

The last two weeks of lent.

Usage examples:

The message of passiontide and easter is at the same time joyful and unsettling.

Meanings of Passival:

adjective

Designating an intransitive verb with a passive meaning. now rare (chiefly historical with reference to henry sweet).

Passive

ˈpæs.ɪv

Meanings of Passive:

adjective

Accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance.

Usage examples:

The women were portrayed as passive victims
noun

Denoting a voice of verbs in which the subject undergoes the action of the verb (e.g. they were killed as opposed to the active form he killed them ).

Lacking in energy or will

Passive-resistance

ˌpæs.ɪv rɪˈzɪs.təns

Meanings of Passive-resistance:

noun

A way of showing your opposition to a law or official activity without acting violently

Meanings of Passively:

adverb

In an accepting manner, without active response or resistance.

Usage examples:

We don't have to sit passively by while others decide our fate

Passives

ˈpasɪv

Meanings of Passives:

noun

A passive form of a verb.

Usage examples:

It was thought to be characterized by a fairly high proportion of such features as subordinate clau…
adjective

Accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance.

Usage examples:

The women were portrayed as passive victims

Meanings of Passivism:

noun

The quality or condition of being passive; a passive attitude or way of behaving; especially the principle or practice of using passive resistance.

Meanings of Passivist:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characterized by an opposition to war or violence; pacifist.

noun

A person who is passive, especially one who allows things to happen without taking active measures to resist or alter them.

Meanings of Passivity:

noun

Acceptance of what happens, without active response or resistance.

Usage examples:

The perceived passivity of the populace is deceptive

Passkey

ˈpɑː.skiː

Meanings of Passkey:

noun

A key to the door of a restricted area, given only to those who are officially allowed access.

Usage examples:

I was able to use my pass key to get into the storage room

Meanings of Passkeys:

noun

A key to the door of a restricted area, given only to those who are officially allowed access.

Usage examples:

I was able to use my pass key to get into the storage room

Meanings of Passless:

adjective

That cannot be passed, impassable. in early use chiefly poetic and literary.

Meanings of Passman:

noun

At oxford and cambridge universities: a (male) student who reads for and takes a pass degree, as opposed to an honours degree; a student who passes a degree without attaining honours. compare honour man ; "class-man". compare also "pass-woman".

Meanings of Passometer:

noun

Pedometer.

Meanings of Passoverish:

adjective

Suggestive of the passover; especially resembling the traditional passover meal.

Passovers

ˈpɑːsˌəʊ.vər

Meanings of Passovers:

noun

A jewish celebration in march or april, lasting seven or eight days, in memory of the escape of the jews from egypt

Passport

ˈpɑːs.pɔːt

Meanings of Passport:

noun

An official document issued by a government, certifying the holder's identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.

Usage examples:

A british citizen with a valid passport does not need a visa to visit the us

Meanings of Passportless:

adjective

Without a passport, not possessing a passport. also (occasionally) as noun.

Passports

ˈpɑːs.pɔːt

Meanings of Passports:

noun

An official document issued by a government, certifying the holder's identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.

Usage examples:

A british citizen with a valid passport does not need a visa to visit the us

Meanings of Passu:

adverb

Used to say that different people or things are dealt with equally

Usage examples:

The new shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing ordinary shares., there will …

Meanings of Passus:

noun

A section, division, or canto of a story or poem, especially a medieval one.

Usage examples:

Then a colleague at the u of c provided the idea of using the medieval passus as a way of building …

Meanings of Passway:

noun

A means of passing; a course, road, or route through.

Password

ˈpɑːs.wɜːd

Meanings of Password:

noun

A secret word or phrase that must be used to gain admission to a place.

Usage examples:

If you don't know the password you can't come in

Meanings of Passwords:

noun

A secret word or phrase that must be used to gain admission to a place.

Usage examples:

If you don't know the password you can't come in

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