What is the opposite of violence?

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Noun
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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
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.”
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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.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of great displeasure or anger
Noun
Opposite of any treatment or experience outside of that which was intended for that results in physical harm or damage
“He was subjected to immense coddling by his mother at a young age.”
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Opposite of the degree of intensity of a feeling or belief
“One can only mask any irresolution in one's beliefs for only so long.”
Noun
Opposite of violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
Noun
Opposite of cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
“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.”
Noun
Opposite of violent and hostile behaviour
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being self-assured and assertive
Noun
Opposite of the condition or quality of being impetuous
Noun
Opposite of enthusiasm, affection, or kindness
Noun
Opposite of acts of warfare
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of mental illness marked by periods of great excitement or euphoria, delusions, and overactivity
Noun
Opposite of physical damage caused to something
“Fear not! Help is on its way.”
Noun
Opposite of an immoral action or event causing outrage
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