Definition of non-militant in English:



  • Not militant or aggressive in support of a political or social cause.

    ‘a non-militant organization that took non-violent civil disobedience as its strategy’
    • ‘The National Being presents a synthesis of his ideas on non-militant nationalism, spiritual concerns, and idealistic principles.’
    • ‘This led more women to join the non-militant organizations than hitherto.’
    • ‘Another added, ‘We are supposed to be one of the non-militant areas.’’
    • ‘Often the first workers to strike back are the new groups previously regarded as subdued and non-militant.’
    • ‘‘I remain steadfast that any protest which is non-militant, peaceful… is allowable in the country, by the constitution,’ he said.’