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1. nonviolent

adjective. ['nɑːnˈvaɪələnt'] abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence.

Synonyms

  • peaceful
  • passive
  • unprovoking
  • peaceable

Antonyms

  • provocative
  • violent
  • hostile
  • aggressive

Etymology

  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)
  • violent (English)
  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Nonviolent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with nonviolent


1. Adjective
When Dickerson got home, thoughts of CORE members' nonviolent response during the attack began to trouble him.

Quotes about nonviolent


1. Veganism is an act of nonviolent defiance. It is our statement that we reject the notion that animals are things and that we regard sentient nonhumans as moral persons with the fundamental moral right not to be treated as the property or resources of humans.
- Gary L. Francione

2. You cannot live a nonviolent life as long as you are consuming violence. Please consider going vegan.
- Gary L. Francione

2. nonviolent

adjective. ['nɑːnˈvaɪələnt'] achieved without bloodshed.

Synonyms

  • unbloody

Antonyms

  • exciting
  • unquiet

Etymology

  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)
  • violent (English)
  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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