unprovocative


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unprovocative

(ˌʌnprəˈvɒkətɪv)
adj
not provocative, not provoking a response
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unprovocative - not provocativeunprovocative - not provocative      
unexciting - not exciting; "an unexciting novel"; "lived an unexciting life"
nonviolent - abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
provocative - serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
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He said that hands of Modi are soaked with the blood of innocent Kashmiris and Muslims urging the international community to take notice of unprovocative firing of Indian forces across the Line of Control and violations of human rights inside the held Kashmir.
What makes this book unprovocative for me was that the writing can at times seem dispassionate and dry.
As a feminist and queer activist with a longstanding love of sci-fi, speculative fiction, and horror, I take no small amount of comfort from fan communities that produce their own antidotes to uncritical, unimaginative, unprovocative narratives.
According to media wing of Pakistan military, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the UN military observers have been asked to take due course of action against India for unprovocative firing.
This is how Lebanon's news could reach every Lebanese, via the NNA which strives to deliver accurate, objective and unprovocative information.
Rylance's experiments in historical recuperation not only perpetuated a tradition of depoliticized, unprovocative pantomime-style entertainment-reconstructed authenticity of production harbouring unreconstructed gender hierarchies-but also contributed to the marginalization of women actors within the economy of the London theatre industry.
Because he said the purpose of art isn't to "upset the beholder," his exhibit would probably be uninteresting and unprovocative.
If (Philippine) civil servants used automatic weapons to fire at unarmed and unprovocative fishing boats, this was not carrying out their job duties.
Because the attack involved a government vessel using automatic weapons to spray an unarmed and unprovocative fishing boat with bullets, "this was no longer executing an official duty; this was cold-blooded murder," Ma said.
These are among the provocative questions posed in deceptively unprovocative prose by Moss's "Two Pictures," whose double apostate heroine realizes that, despite her Jewish parents and Jewish environment, she has never been "a Jewess, in the true sense of the word" (24).
In my opinion, Iran is a very important and big country in the region and therefore should adopt an unprovocative foreign policy toward its neighbors.
Wu also argues unconvincingly that Sarnoff's insidious efforts to dominate television explain why TV proved to be so mediocre, "offering programming aimed at the masses, homogenous in sensibility, broadly drawn and unprovocative by design, according to the imperatives of 'entertainment that sells.