Definition of Nonthreatening

1. Adjective. Not threatening; not presenting a threat. ¹



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Definition of Nonthreatening

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonthreatening

nonthermally
nonthermonuclear
nonthetic
nonthickened
nonthickening
nonthienopyridine
nonthienopyridines
nonthin
nonthinking
nonthixotropic
nonthoracic
nonthorium
nonthoroughbred
nonthreaded
nonthreatened
nonthreatening (current term)
nonthrombocytopenic
nonthrombocytopenic purpura
nonthrombolytic
nonthrowing
nonthrust
nonthyroidal
nonticketed
nontidal
nontiered
nontiled
nontimber
nontimbered
nontime
nontimed

Literary usage of Nonthreatening

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1. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"Chest pain can result from a variety of causes, ranging in severity from nonthreatening to potentially fatal. Unnecessary morbidity and mortality can result ..."

2. Major Powers in Northeast Asian Security by Ralph A. Cossa (1996)
"Japanese regional security efforts, to remain nonthreatening to Japan's neighbors, can most effectively be accomplished within the framework of the US-Japan ..."

3. Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services: Put Prevention Into Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Information should be elicited in a nonthreatening manner. ... They often find this to be a nonthreatening way to reveal information about tobacco use and ..."

4. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"... and in the process promote important values of transparency, nonthreatening force structures and deployments, and civilian control of the military. ..."

5. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon (1986)
"The overwhelming bias was to interpret the warnings as nonthreatening and then search for other clues with which to discount or confirm them. ..."

6. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"Use a variety of assessments (some examples: graded, ungraded, open- ended assessments; nonthreatening ones with no single right answers; written or oral ..."

7. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... frightening or sudden occurrences Even nonthreatening and mild stimuli may be sufficient to trigger the startle reflex etiology can be established. ..."

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