Offset that with a paucity of goals, a tendency to react rather than seize the initiative and dominate for 90 minutes, as well as a passiveness
when the opposition are up and at 'em.
In the writing center, that passiveness
may be modified; for Gamache, the tutor needs to "value free and critical thought rather than uncritical acceptance, and I encourage active involvement in learning rather than passive compliance" (4).
But the passiveness
that seems to constitute the virtue of appearings makes them useless in solving the problem of justification.
This promotes passiveness
and encourages members to disengage.
Since fall brings a change in white-tail deer behavior, when the passiveness
of spring and summer are replaced with the frenzy of the breeding season, it appeared we may be dealing with suicidal deer at our forward-operating base; I didn't want to assist in their quest.
As Hammond, the boyfriend converted from passiveness
to zealotry, Michael Anderson Brown has an awkward honesty, and Hillis contributes a few light moments as Annie's friend.
The volunteers' passiveness
was key to the sculptural forms--and to the curiosity of the rest of us.
Nor does it lead to political passiveness
in the face of oppression.
For example, churches since time immemorial, have justified, condoned and even encouraged women's subordination/subjugation, submissiveness and passiveness
References to hunkering down, caution, passiveness
, hesitance, and a sense of futility resound throughout the descriptions of the careerists' responses.
Yesterday, as the chief executive prepared to attend the draw for the 2004 European Championship qualifiers, he spoke with the passion of a punter rather than the passiveness
of a pen-pusher.
Much more characteristic in his work is a kind of simplicity with an undertone of anguish born of an attitude of passiveness
, especially in his earlier verse.