Dictionary.com

nonresistance

[ non-ri-zis-tuhns ]
/ ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs təns /
Save This Word!

noun
the policy or practice of not resisting violence or established authority, even when tyrannical, by force.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of nonresistance

First recorded in 1635–45; non- + resistance
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use nonresistance in a sentence

FEEDBACK