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Synonyms for non-violentnon-vi·o·lent

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  1. non-violentadjective

    peace-loving, pacific


  2. non-violentadjective

    (Of a deed, event etc.) Without violence.

    pacific, peace-loving


  3. non-violentadjective

    (Of a person or movement) Opposed to violence.

    peace-loving, pacific


  4. non-violentadjective

    (Of a convict) Sentenced for a crime that did not involve violence.

    pacific, peace-loving


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  1. List of paraphrases for "non-violent":

    nonviolent, non-violence, violence-free, peaceful

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How to use non-violent in a sentence?

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    I feel that we will continue to have a non-violent movement, and we will continue to find the vast majority of Negroes committed to non-violence, at least as the best tactical approach and from a pragmatic point of view as the best strategy in dealing with the problem of racial injustice. Realism impels me to admit, however, that when there is justice and the pursuit of justice, violence appears, and where there is injustice and frustration, the potentialities for violence are greater, and I would like to strongly stress the point that the more we can achieve victories through non-violence, the more it will be possible to keep the non-violent discipline at the center of the movement. But the more we find individuals facing conditions of frustration, conditions of disappointment and seething despair as a result of the slow pace of things and the failure to change conditions, the more it will be possible for the apostles of violence to interfere.

  2. Mark Allenbaugh:

    This was still a very substantial sentence, especially for a non-violent, first-time offender of his age.

  3. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    Judges, prosecutors, and Sheriffs around the country are facing difficult decisions during this health crisis with respect to balancing public health and public safety, sheriffs in Florida and throughout our country have released non-violent, low-level offenders to protect our deputies and the jail population from an outbreak.

  4. Linda Davidsen:

    Heathrow Airport decision has no impact on [ or ] any risk to any person or any flight, which is the whole purpose of Heathrow Airport decision because we are completely non violent.

  5. Charles Nditije:

    We will use other peaceful methods not necessarily protests that may claim lives of protesters. There are other safe and non violent methods we may resort to.

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