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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abstaining (on principle) from inflicting injury or harm adj. - Achieved without bloodshed.

Usage examples (35)
  • The bus riders refused to show their documentation and, according to their spokeswoman, engaged in what they call nonviolent resistance.
  • Politics is sometimes defined as nonviolent, civilized warfare.
  • A final sign of the strategic planning and strength of the movement is its ability to maintain "nonviolent discipline."
  • Many of us routinely participate in nonviolent resistance and support those for whom this is their only mode of opposition. for more
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