Opposition vs Violence - What's the difference?

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Opposition is a related term of violence.

As nouns the difference between opposition and violence

is that opposition is the opposition, political opposition; opposition party while violence is extreme force.




(en noun)
  • The action of opposing or of being in conflict.
  • An opposite or contrasting position.
  • An opponent in some form of competition.
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  • (astronomy) The apparent relative position of two celestial bodies when one is at an angle of 180 degrees from the other as seen from the Earth.
  • (senseid)(politics) A political party or movement opposed to the party or government in power.
  • (legal) In United States intellectual property law, a proceeding in which an interested party seeks to prevent the registration of a trademark or patent.
  • (chess) A position in which the player on the move must yield with his king allowing his opponent to advance with his own king.
  • Antonyms

    * apposition




  • Extreme force.
  • Action which causes destruction, pain, or suffering.
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  • Widespread fighting.
  • (figuratively) Injustice, wrong.
  • (obsolete) ravishment; rape; violation
  • Hypernyms

    * (extreme force) force


    * peace, nonviolence

    See also

    * domestic violence * reverse domestic violence ----