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noun as in passive resistance

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Lochiel would undoubtedly have laughed the doctrine of nonresistance to scorn.

The Gaelic population was far indeed from holding the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.

When the Rye House Plot was detected, he had zealously defended by tongue and pen the doctrine of nonresistance.

Passages were quoted from the licenser's writings to prove that he held the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.

Even the women among the public officials and political leaders were inclined to a policy of nonresistance.


On this page you'll find 168 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nonresistance, such as: shyness, abasement, bashfulness, demureness, diffidence, and docility.

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