HyperDic: nonviolent

English > 2 senses of the word nonviolent:
ADJECTIVEallnonviolentabstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
allnonviolent, unbloodyachieved without bloodshed
nonviolent > pronunciation
Soundsnaanvay'ahlahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > nonviolent: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAbstaining (on principle) from the use of violence.
Narrowerpassive, peacefulpeacefully resistant in response to injustice
See alsopeaceful, peaceablenot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
unprovocative, unprovokingnot provocative
OppositeviolentActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
Nounsnonviolencepeaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing / refusing to cooperate
Adverbsnonviolentlywithout violence
English > nonviolent: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningachieved without bloodshed.
Synonymunbloody
BroaderbloodlessFree from blood or bloodshed
Nounsnonviolencepeaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing / refusing to cooperate

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