Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 02/11/18 Nonviolence

Nonviolence (noun)
nonviolence [non-vahy-uh-luh ns]


noun
1. absence or lack of violence; state or condition of avoiding violence.
2. the policy, practice, or technique of refraining from the use of violence, especially when reacting to or protesting against oppression, injustice, discrimination, or the like.

Compare passive resistance.

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Origin: First recorded in 1915-20; non- + violence

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