Translation of "passive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

passive

adjective (BEHAVIOUR) 行为 uk us /ˈpæs.ɪv/ often disapproving

not acting to influence or change a situation; allowing other people to be in control

被动的,消极的;顺从的
He's very passive in the relationship. 他在这一关系中非常被动。
Men have always played an active part in leading worship while women have been confined to more passive roles. 男性在宗教崇拜方面一直起着主导作用,而女性则一直被局限于较被动的角色。
→ See also impassive
passively uk us /ˈpæs.ɪv.li/ adverb

He tends to wait passively for his boss to tell him what to do. 他往往是消极地等待老板叫他做事。

(Translation of “passive adjective (BEHAVIOUR)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)