Antonyms of adj violent

5 senses of violent

Sense 1
violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")

nonviolent (vs. violent) -- (abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence)
        => passive, peaceful -- (peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance")

Sense 2
violent -- (effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a violent death")

INDIRECT (VIA unnatural) -> natural -- (in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena")

Sense 3
violent, wild -- ((of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 4
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 5
crimson, red, violent -- (characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode)

INDIRECT (VIA bloody) -> bloodless -- (free from blood or bloodshed; "bloodless surgery"; "a bloodless coup")

Similarity of adj violent

5 senses of violent

Sense 1
violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")
       => convulsive -- (resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent; "a convulsive rage"; "convulsive laughter")
       => ferocious, fierce, furious, savage -- (marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle")
       => hot, raging -- (characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent")
       => knockdown-dragout, knock-down-and-drag-out -- (extremely violent; "a knock-down-and-drag-out fight")
       => lashing -- (violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders")
       => lurid -- (horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life")
       => rampageous -- (displaying raging violence; often destructive; "the hot rampageous horses of my will"- W.H.Auden)
       => ruffianly, tough -- (violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs")
       => slam-bang -- (violent and sudden and noisy; "a slam-bang collision")
          Also See-> hostile#1; unpeaceful#1

Sense 2
violent -- (effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a violent death")
       => unnatural (vs. natural) -- (not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death")

Sense 3
violent, wild -- ((of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 4
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 5
crimson, red, violent -- (characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode)
       => bloody (vs. bloodless) -- (having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight")

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