passive-dependent personality


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passive-dependent personality

Etymology: L, passivus + Fr, dependre, to depend; L, persona, character
a personality characterized by helplessness, indecisiveness, and a tendency to cling to and seek support from others. Compare passive-aggressive personality.

passive-dependent personality,

n a personality characterized by helplessness, indecisiveness, and a tendency to cling to and seek support from others.