Definition of unthreatening in English:

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unthreatening

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈθrɛt(ə)nɪŋ/

adjective

Not having a hostile or frightening quality or manner: the nymphet image renders women safe, unthreatening, and biddable
More example sentences
  • The bamboo reacted benignly, growing replacements in a most unthreatening manner and generally seeming to know its place.
  • The people here did not form themselves into raging packs; they were individual creatures who spoke quietly and moved in a slow, unthreatening manner.
  • The mission is to ‘bring art to the people in an unthreatening and seductive manner’.

Derivatives

unthreatened

adjective
Example sentences
  • Conjure up for an instant, some moment or period in your life where you felt unthreatened, safe and relaxed.
  • He'll feel more secure, unthreatened and unwary until the dog brothers can take him.
  • As the country's - the world's - first Maori novelist, his place in New Zealand letters is unthreatened.

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