the fifth Sunday in Lent, being the second week before Easter.
the fifth Sunday in Lent (the second Sunday before Easter), when Passiontide begins
[pash-uh n-tahyd] /ˈpæʃ ənˌtaɪd/ noun 1. the two-week period from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday. /ˈpæʃənˌtaɪd/ noun 1. the last two weeks of Lent, extending from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday
noun 1. the week preceding Easter; Holy Week. 2. the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday. noun 1. the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday 2. (formerly) Holy Week; the week before Easter
[pas-uh-veyt] /ˈpæs əˌveɪt/ verb (used with object), passivated, passivating. Metallurgy. 1. to treat (a metal) to render the surface less reactive chemically. /ˈpæsɪˌveɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to render (a metal) less susceptible to corrosion by coating the surface with a substance, such as an oxide
[pas-iv] /ˈpæs ɪv/ adjective 1. not reacting visibly to something that might be expected to produce manifestations of an emotion or feeling. 2. not participating readily or actively; inactive: a passive member of a committee. 3. not involving visible reaction or active participation: to play a passive role. 4. inert or quiescent. 5. influenced, acted […]