“His overall behavior has been mostly compliant and non-hostile toward the guard force and staff,” it says.
But the god talked on softly, and ever the hand rose and fell with non-hostile pats.
He kept himself, therefore, in a non-hostile attitude toward all theories and systems.
non-hostile relations can also be created by peace negotiations.
Each of these non-hostile relations must be discussed separately.
late 15c., from Middle French hostile "of or belonging to an enemy" or directly from Latin hostilis "of an enemy," from hostis "enemy" (see guest). The noun meaning "hostile person" is recorded from 1838, American English, a word from the Indian wars.