non·​an·​tag·​o·​nis·​tic ˌnän-(ˌ)an-ˌta-gə-ˈni-stik How to pronounce nonantagonistic (audio)
: not marked by or resulting from opposition or hostility : not antagonistic
a nonantagonistic relationship
Their interaction with the local population is nonantagonistic, although few friendships have been forged.David B. Cole

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonantagonistic was in 1850

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“Nonantagonistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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