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See definition of nonresistance on Dictionary.com
  • as inhumility
  • as inpassive resistance
  • as inpatience
  • as inresignation
  • as insubmission

synonyms for nonresistance

  • shyness
  • abasement
  • bashfulness
  • demureness
  • diffidence
  • docility
  • lowliness
  • meekness
  • mortification
  • obedience
  • obsequiousness
  • passiveness
  • reserve
  • resignation
  • self-abasement
  • self-abnegation
  • servility
  • sheepishness
  • subjection
  • submissiveness
  • subservience
  • timidity
  • timorousness
  • unobtrusiveness
  • unpretentiousness
  • fawning
  • inferiority complex
  • lack of pride

antonyms for nonresistance

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  • boldness
  • confidence
  • arrogance
  • assertiveness
  • egoism
  • pretentiousness
  • pride
  • self-importance
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    How to use nonresistance in a sentence

    Lochiel would undoubtedly have laughed the doctrine of nonresistance to scorn.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    The Gaelic population was far indeed from holding the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    When the Rye House Plot was detected, he had zealously defended by tongue and pen the doctrine of nonresistance.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    Passages were quoted from the licenser's writings to prove that he held the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    Even the women among the public officials and political leaders were inclined to a policy of nonresistance.
    THE CONQUEST OF AMERICACLEVELAND MOFFETT
    In spite of his nonresistance doctrine, Tolstoy's courage was not of the passive order.
    THE FORGED COUPON AND OTHER STORIESLEO TOLSTOY
    We have spoken of those who dwell upon the Master's nonresistance as a model of passivity in the presence of evil.
    UNDERSTANDING THE SCRIPTURESFRANCIS MCCONNELL
    Like the members of the Nonresistance Society, the Abolitionists are fighting characters.
    ABOLITION A SEDITIONGEO. W. DONOHUE
    The object of this work was to show that the Christians of the fourth century did not hold the doctrine of nonresistance.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    It was therefore necessary to maintain the great principle of nonresistance in all its integrity.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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