adjective Date: 1920 abstaining or free from violence • nonviolently adverb

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  • nonviolent — nonviolént adj. m., pl. nonviolénţi; f. sg. nonvioléntă, pl. nonviolénte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  NONVIOLÉNT, Ă adj. Referitor la nonviolenţă. // s.m. şi …   Dicționar Român

  • nonviolent — onviolent adj. 1. peacefully resistant in response to injustice; not using violence; used of protests and demonstrations; as, nonviolent resistance. Opposite of {violent}. Syn: passive, peaceful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. achieved without bloodshed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonviolent — index harmless, nonmilitant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nonviolent — [adj] peaceful irenic, nonbelligerent, pacifist, passive, peaceable, quiet, resistant, without violence; concept 401 Ant. hateful, mean, violent, wicked, wild …   New thesaurus

  • nonviolent — non|vi|o|lent [ nan vaı(ə)lənt ] adjective 1. ) using peaceful methods to achieve political change: nonviolent protest/resistance 2. ) nonviolent crime does not involve physically hurting people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonviolent — nonviolently, adv. /non vuy euh leuhnt/, adj. 1. not violent; free of violence. 2. peacefully resistant, as in response to or protest against injustice, esp. on moral or philosophical grounds. [1915 20; NON + VIOLENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonviolent — adjective Not violent; without violence; following a philosophy of nonviolence; the opposite of violent …   Wiktionary

  • nonviolent — Synonyms and related words: bland, civilian, conciliatory, dovish, gentle, irenic, judicious, mild, mild as milk, moderate, nonaggressive, noncombatant, nonmilitant, pacific, pacificatory, pacifist, pacifistic, peace loving, peaceable, peaceful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonviolent — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. passive, passively resistant, pacifist, without violence; see peaceful 2 , quiet 4 …   English dictionary for students

  • nonviolent — see non violent …   English dictionary

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