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nonviolence definition

  • noun:
    • decreased assault.
    • The doctrine, plan, or rehearse of rejecting physical violence in support of peaceful strategies as a means of getting political objectives.
    • A philosophy that denies the application of assault, and rather seeks to bring about change through calm reactions also to violent acts.
    • The theory, doctrine, or rehearse of peaceful opposition to a government by fasting or refusing to work.
    • calm opposition to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
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