anti-violence

adjective an·ti-vi·o·lence \ ˌan-tē-ˈvī-lən(t)s , -ˈvī-ə- , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiviolence

Definition of anti-violence

:acting against or opposing violence
  • anti-violence initiatives
  • an anti-violence rally
  • There's an emerging alliance of anti-pornography and anti-violence feminists with therapists who diagnose and treat child abuse …
  • —Wendy Kaminer

First Known Use of anti-violence

1887


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anti-violence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to conform or adhere

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!