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nonthreatening

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adjective non·threat·en·ing \-ˈthret-niŋ, -ˈthre-tən-iŋ\

Simple Definition of nonthreatening

  • : not likely to cause someone to be afraid or worried : not threatening

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nonthreatening

  1. 1 :  not constituting a threat <a nonthreatening illness>

  2. 2 :  not likely to cause anxiety <a nonthreatening environment>; also :  innocuous 2

Examples of nonthreatening in a sentence

  1. It's best to approach the dog in a calm, nonthreatening way.



1963

First Known Use of nonthreatening

1963


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