Definition of Nonresistance

1. Noun. Group refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence.

Generic synonyms: Group Action
Derivative terms: Nonresistant



Definition of Nonresistance

1. n. The principles or practice of a nonresistant; passive obedience; submission to authority, power, oppression, or violence without opposition.

Definition of Nonresistance

1. Noun. lack of resistance; not actively resisting ¹

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Definition of Nonresistance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonresistance

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nonresidence
nonresidences
nonresidencies
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nonresidual
nonresilient
nonresin
nonresinous
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nonresistance (current term)
nonresistances
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nonresizable
nonresolved
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nonresonantly
nonrespectable
nonrespectful

Literary usage of Nonresistance

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1. Bible Doctrine: A Treatise on the Great Doctrines of the Bible, Pertaining by Daniel Kauffman (1914)
"nonresistance is a fundamental principle of the Gospel as taught by our Savior. There can 'be no real Christ-life without the spirit of nonresistance. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"In such case I used my strength against his, contrary to the principle of nonresistance. Again my opponent grips me from behind; I cannot release myself by ..."

3. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"Mere passive nonresistance may be all that is requisite.8* Contra. Johnson r. ... 4SS: "Something more than passive nonresistance of an insolvent debtor, ..."

4. Representative Phi Beta Kappa Orations by Phi Beta Kappa (1915)
"I refer to the master's doctrine upon that side of it which emphasizes the passive nonresistance of the individual man, in waiting for God's judgment. ..."

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