nonviolent

Definitions of nonviolent
  1. adjective
    achieved without bloodshed
    synonyms: unbloody
    bloodless
    free from blood or bloodshed
  2. adjective
    abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
    Synonyms:
    peaceable, peaceful
    not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
    unprovocative, unprovoking
    not provocative
    passive, peaceful
    peacefully resistant in response to injustice
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    Antonyms:
    violent
    acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    hostile
    characterized by enmity or ill will
    unpeaceful
    not peaceful
    convulsive
    resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    ferocious, fierce, furious, savage
    marked by extreme and violent energy
    hot, raging
    characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    knock-down-and-drag-out, knockdown-dragout
    extremely violent
    lashing
    violently urging on by whipping or flogging
    lurid
    horrible in fierceness or savagery
    rampageous
    displaying raging violence; often destructive
    ruffianly, tough
    violent and lawless
    slam-bang
    violent and sudden and noisy
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