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See definition of nonviolent resistance on Dictionary.com
  • as incivil disobedience
  • as inpassive resistance

synonyms for nonviolent resistance

  • protest march
  • noncooperation
  • protest
  • resistance movement
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How to use nonviolent resistance in a sentence

There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
A double detachment of soldiers was already there, with orders to support him in case of resistance.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A mild degree means that the body is not reacting well, or else that the infection is too slight to call forth much resistance.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
His voice grated—like machinery started with violent effort against resistance.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A well-marked leukocytosis usually indicates good resistance.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
But the desperate resistance they encountered compelled them to abandon the island with the loss of 25,000 men.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And to the resistance of the spring must also be added the resistance of the wind-pressure, which increased with every stop drawn.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
No one could deny that Government had yielded in the face of noisy clamor and forcible resistance.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
The columns advanced cautiously towards the town in anticipation of a fierce resistance and, it was hoped, a fight to the finish.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE

  • noncooperation
  • nonviolent resistance
  • protest
  • protest march
  • resistance movement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.