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passive-aggressive personality

[pas-iv-uh-gres-iv] /ˈpæs ɪv əˈgrɛs ɪv/
noun, Psychiatry.
1.
a personality disorder characterized by aggressive behavior expressed in passive ways, as procrastination, stubbornness, or pouting.
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passiveaggressive personality in Medicine

passive-aggressive personality n.
A personality disorder in which aggressive feelings are manifested in passive ways, especially through stubbornness, procrastination, and inefficiency so as to resist adequate social and occupational performance.

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