1. nonviolence

noun. ['nɑːnˈvaɪələns'] peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate.


  • nonviolent resistance
  • passive resistance
  • Satyagraha
  • hunger strike

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Rhymes with Nonviolence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with nonviolence

1. Noun, singular or mass
Carmichael and other black power proponents began rejecting nonviolence as a viable strategy for the civil rights movement.

Quotes about nonviolence

1. Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable
- Gary L. Francione

2. If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It’s a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend.
- Gary L. Francione

3. Ethical veganism represents a commitment to nonviolence.
- Gary L. Francione