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synonyms for nonviolence

  • pacification
  • pacifism
  • passiveness
  • passivity
  • peaceableness
  • nonagression
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Having immersed themselves in works on nonviolence, they began to apply the tactic to segregated public accommodations in northern and border states.
THE PUBLIC HAS UNDERESTIMATED THE RADICALISM OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S EARLY WORKVICTORIA WOLCOTTJANUARY 17, 2022WASHINGTON POST
They brought their experiences with direct action to Montgomery and encouraged King, who kept weapons in his home for self-defense, to fully embrace nonviolence.
THE PUBLIC HAS UNDERESTIMATED THE RADICALISM OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S EARLY WORKVICTORIA WOLCOTTJANUARY 17, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Although she says she believed in nonviolence as a “first step” in demonstrations, she also encouraged her followers to use physical force if confronted with threats.
GLORIA RICHARDSON PUSHED ASIDE A BAYONET AS A ’60S CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST. NOW 98, SHE WANTS THE NEW GENERATION TO FIGHT ON.KEITH L. ALEXANDERDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Every problem would lend itself to solution if we determined to make the law of truth and nonviolence the law of life.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
It takes a fairly strenuous course of training to attain a mental state of nonviolence.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
Nonviolence is infinitely more wonderful and subtle than forces of nature like, for instance, electricity.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
Nonviolence is the natural outgrowth of the law of forgiveness and love.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
He believed in nonviolence and the sanctity of life—until the first test, when he had killed without hesitation.
PLANET OF THE DAMNEDHARRY HARRISON
Nonviolence is essential to these people—they have vitality without needing destruction.
PLANET OF THE DAMNEDHARRY HARRISON
Satyagraha is the famous nonviolence movement led by Gandhi.
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WORDS RELATED TO NONVIOLENCE

  • nonviolence
  • passivity
  • peaceableness
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