noncombative

noncombative

(ˌnɒnˈkɒmbətɪv)
adj
not combative or eager for combat
References in classic literature ?
They appeared to have imbibed from that tribe their noncombative principles, being mild and inoffensive in their manners.
Luois Renza observes that, "Against Harold Bloom's gender-restrictive oedipal theory of literary relations, influential forms of feminist criticism could posit a counterpatriarchal, noncombative, matriarchal tradition of women writers and/precursors" (198).
Visaya said government soldiers have been undertaking civic operations in outskirt communities, a noncombative task of the military.
Still, Beyond Matter has the potential to transcend academia, thanks to its friendly tone and willingness to address atheism in a noncombative way -- a rarity in works along the science-philosophy divide.
Those movements inspired the development of the noncombative style of tai chi.
One participant vowed, "I will respond to racist comments, because after everything we talked about I can't ignore them and feel right about myself, and I have been armed with an easy noncombative way to respond.
MEMO: You're being cooperative, noncombative, and cheerful all of a sudden--what on earth is wrong?
If the target in question is relatively inconsequential, then proportionality requires combatants to forego severe action, or seek noncombative means of engagement.
Meticulously connecting dots in a clearheaded, noncombative manner, she paints a stark picture of unfettered executive control whose ramifications go far beyond this one disaster.
Tuvia wanted the group to be noncombative, avoiding contact with the Germans and locals in order to have the best chance of surviving.
The members of the study group believe that through a noncombative public dialogue and exploration of common ground there exists an opportunity for active progress toward our mutual aims.
Unlike that seminal war correspondent, The Times's WilliamHoward Russell, being down in the valley, Fanny did not have an overall vantage point, although attended nearby with her husband, who was a noncombative officer.