unwarlike

adjective
un·war·like | \ ˌən-ˈwȯr-ˌlīk \

Definition of unwarlike 

: disinclined to wage war : not warlike … the luxurious and unwarlike nobles of Rome. —Edward Gibbon a comparatively unwarlike people

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Hobbits are small and unwarlike, with no interest in glory. Tom Shippey, Fortune, "Game of Thrones Wouldn’t Exist Without This Book," 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unwarlike

1590, in the meaning defined above

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