1. not unfriendly or threatening
    the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs
    her well-meaning words were received in silence
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How To Use unthreatening In A Sentence

  • Runaround's rough-and-ready approach would probably be considered too much for modern audiences, who seem to like their presenters as unthreatening and child-like as possible.
  • From an unthreatening vantage point we watched a valleyful of sheep - a total of 19, all ewes and lambs and yearling males.
  • Whereas metaphor or metonymy name substitutive patterns that underwrite an unthreateningly tautological and propositional definition of truth ( "truth is a trope" in the sense of Introduction
  • This totemic commitment was designed to make Labour seem cuddly and unthreatening, but has already been breached by the increase in national insurance in the 2002 budget - a rise in income tax in all but name.
  • The people here did not form themselves into raging packs; they were individual creatures who spoke quietly and moved in a slow, unthreatening manner.
  • To all but the ruling oligarchy in China, Falun Gong looks like any other of countless sects and groups, benign and unthreatening.
  • A brass band played salsa tunes as hundreds of protesters of myriad nationalities danced, sang and chanted in colourful, unthreatening resistance.
  • As well as being keen to earn another biscuit, Crumbs was an unthreatening dog who was good with people - essential qualities for a dog working in the crowded environment of airports, she said.
  • He is one of Britain's most well-loved actors, best known for unthreatening, mildly eccentric roles in television sitcoms like The Good Life and Ever Decreasing Circles.
  • If you can now go and sit with your friends and have a coffee in a comfortable, open and unthreatening environment then younger people and more women may well be tempted in.
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