unprovoking

adjective
un·​provoking | \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of unprovoking

: not provoking : not given to provocation

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First Known Use of unprovoking

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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“Unprovoking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprovoking. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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