Definition of nonviolence
1 : abstention from violence as a matter of principle; also : the principle of such abstention
2 a : the quality or state of being nonviolent : avoidance of violence b : nonviolent demonstrations for the purpose of securing political ends
Examples of nonviolence in a sentence
Demonstration organizers are urging nonviolence.
First Known Use of nonviolence
NONVIOLENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonviolence for English Language Learners
: the practice of refusing to respond to anything (such as unfair or violent acts by a government) with violence
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