Sentence Examples

  • It is only in a state of perfect passivity and repose that the soul can recognize and touch the primeval Being.
  • But little by little he succumbed to his milieu, the atmosphere of false confidence and passivity created around him by Alexeiev.
  • In these cases the activity of one of the gametes, and the passivity of the other, is regarded as evidence of incipient sex.
  • Even granting that some feeble remains of antique reserve may have contributed to this, and even although some of it is certainly to be set down to his disposition and temperament, still it was his religious passivity that here determined the character of Socrates and made him a typical example of the later Byzantine Christianity.
  • This "passivity" may be brought about by immersion in other solutions, especially by those containing such oxidizing anions as NO' 3, C10' 3, less strongly by the anions SO" 4, CN', CNS', C2H30'2, OH', while Cl', Br' practically inhibit passivity; H' is the only cation which has any effect, and this tends to exclude passivity.

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