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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
nonviolent \nonviolent\ adj. 1. peacefully resistant in response to injustice; not using violence; -- used of protests and demonstrations; as, nonviolent resistance. Opposite of violent. Syn: passive, peaceful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. achieved without bloodshed. Contrasted with bloody. Syn: unbloody, bloodless. [WordNet 1.5]