Definition of Nonviolent

1. Adjective. Abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence.

Also: Peaceable, Peaceful, Unprovocative, Unprovoking
Similar to: Passive, Peaceful
Derivative terms: Nonviolence
Antonyms: Violent



2. Adjective. Achieved without bloodshed. "An unbloody transfer of power"
Exact synonyms: Unbloody
Similar to: Bloodless
Derivative terms: Nonviolence

Definition of Nonviolent

1. Adjective. Not violent; without violence; following a philosophy of nonviolence; the opposite of violent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonviolent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonviolent

nonvictimized
nonvictimizing
nonvictorious
nonvideo
nonviewable
nonviewer
nonviewers
nonviewing
nonvillain
nonvillainous
nonvillains
nonvintage
nonvinyl
nonviolence
nonviolences
nonviolent (current term)
nonviolent resistance
nonviolently
nonviolet
nonviral
nonviremic
nonvirgin
nonvirgins
nonvirile
nonvirility
nonvirilized
nonvirtual
nonvirtualizable
nonvirtualized
nonvirtuosic

Literary usage of Nonviolent

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1. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"Box 5.9 nonviolent RESISTANCE IN POLAND Polish resistance to the Communist system intermittently manifested itself in nonviolent actions and, ..."

2. From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation by Gene Sharp (2003)
"Expulsion from international organizations THE METHODS OF nonviolent ... nonviolent raids 169. nonviolent air raids 170. nonviolent invasion 171. ..."

3. State Of Violent Crime In America: First Report Of The Council On Crime In by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"A fifth of these "nonviolent" felons had been committed to prison once or twice before. Table 14. Felony offenders admitted to California prisons in 1992 ..."

4. Illinois Task Force on Crime and Corrections: Final Report (1993)
"... nonviolent offenders eligible for alternative sanctions. 1. Amend 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3(c)(2)(F): A period of probation . . . shall not be imposed for the ..."

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