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1. resistance

noun. ['rɪˈzɪstəns, riːˈzɪstəns'] the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with.

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  • résistance (French)

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Rhymes with Nonviolent Resistance

  • self-subsistence
  • coexistence
  • subsistence
  • consistence
  • resistence
  • persistence
  • outdistance
  • insistence
  • existence
  • assistance
  • distance

Sentences with nonviolent-resistance


1. Noun Phrase
He is a revered Hindu holy man and bastion of nonviolent resistance throughout the world.

4. resistance

noun. ['rɪˈzɪstəns, riːˈzɪstəns'] the military action of resisting the enemy's advance.

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  • résistance (French)

5. nonviolent

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

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

6. nonviolent

adjective. ['nɑːnˈvaɪələnt'] achieved without bloodshed.

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

8. resistance

noun. ['rɪˈzɪstəns, riːˈzɪstəns'] (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness.

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  • résistance (French)

9. resistance

noun. ['rɪˈzɪstəns, riːˈzɪstəns'] the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents.

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  • résistance (French)

10. resistance

noun. ['rɪˈzɪstəns, riːˈzɪstəns'] (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.

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  • résistance (French)
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