消極的, しょうきょくてき

  • shōkyokuteki
JLPT 2

Definition of 消極的,しょうきょくてき

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • negative
  • half-hearted
  • passive
  • unmotivated
  • pessimistic

Examples of 消極的,しょうきょくてき in a Sentence

警察医療事故立件消極的
The police are reluctant to pursue criminal charges in medical cases.
His negative attitude rendered all my efforts useless.
消極的な性格
He has a passive character.
They take this negative way of protesting against adult domination.
するにも消極的
He is passive in everything.
消極的な嫌い
I don't like a negative sort of man.
消極的なそのめったに自己表現しない
The passive man seldom, if ever, expresses himself.
Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science.
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