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pas·sive re·sister

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. non-resistant, passive resisternoun

    a reformer who believes in passive resistance


  1. passive resister

    A passive resister is an individual or group that opposes policies, laws, or structures they believe unjust through nonviolent methods such as civil disobedience, non-cooperation, or peaceful protest. They do not engage in aggressive actions or offer active physical resistance, they simply refuse to comply with the unjust rules or demands. This term is often used in the context of social and political movements.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Passive Resister

    One who in our own day passively resists the imposition of the Education Rate by allowing his goods to be seized or going to prison instead of resorting to active measures of violence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passive resister in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passive resister in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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