Antonyms of PASSIVE

Examples of usage:

  1. Every one had obeyed orders in a gloomy or passive manner. "Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
  2. She cared very little for music, and with her usual honesty she showed, as a rule, a very passive attitude towards it. "The Bent Twig" by Dorothy Canfield
  3. On the other hand, statements that he was the Emperor of China, and that he was a nurse and I a baby, failed to carry any conviction, being either received with passive consent or rejected with scorn. "Occultism and Common-Sense" by Beckles Willson
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