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What is the opposite of violence?

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Opposite of behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt or damage
“He showed kindness to every living being and emphasized the practice of nonviolence, compassion, and forgiveness.”
Opposite of great physical force
“Occasionally, Doran would get a blow in, but it would lack sting and would disappoint many in the crowd by the weakness of his blows.”
Opposite of the intensity in a destructive natural force
“She sat on some flat rocks enjoying the calmness of the summer breeze and whistling along with the songbirds in the morning.”
Opposite of the intensity or passion of an emotion
“He has a quality of deep impassivity which prevents him from exploiting his charisma in an obvious way.”
Opposite of an aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
“Wearing sunglasses is the best defense against the sun's ultraviolet rays.”
Opposite of a loud and impassioned noise or disturbance
Opposite of the quality of being self-assured and aggressively confident
Opposite of violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
Opposite of cruel, violent or indecent treatment
“By sacrificing themselves to provide for the basic needs of other family members, they show gratitude for the care and protection their parents gave when raising them.”
Opposite of intensity or vehemence in a feeling or belief
“One can only mask any irresolution in one's beliefs for only so long.”
Opposite of an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
Opposite of coercion or compulsion, especially with the use or threat of violence
“It is unclear, however, whether they did so on their own volition or by order of higher commands.”
Opposite of warfare, or acts of warfare
Opposite of a desire to cause hurt or harm to (someone)
Opposite of a direct assault by troops on a fortified place
“They had suffered a great loss of military personnel and General Quang had to order the retreat of his men.”
Opposite of mental illness marked by periods of great excitement or euphoria, delusions, and overactivity
Opposite of physical damage caused to something
“Fear not! Help is on its way.”
Opposite of an immoral action or event causing outrage
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