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.
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  • 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.
  • Is the face's roundness, softness and unthreatening air of friendliness a factor?
  • Introverted, unthreatening, wimpy and polite when approached, it isn't immediately obvious why emos have suddenly become national hate figures.
  • He sounds quite apologetic as he describes it, but somehow you feel he is glad to be back from cute, unthreatening song-and-dance land, and prowling once more as alpha male on altogether darker terrain.
  • This truism is unthreatening to Worldly America, not least because so many of its people, in the crowded cities, are themselves products of the old-new ways of Korea, Japan, Ireland or Italy.
  • The band of forest outlaws is resolutely unthreatening, though there's every likelihood that this was Shakespeare's intention.
  • Edinburgh is a city of 450,000 people; Festival visitors, who are all well-intentioned and unthreatening, last year numbered half a million, spread over three weeks - not on one day.
  • The mission is to ‘bring art to the people in an unthreatening and seductive manner’.
  • Their second goal, just after the break, owed more to individual skill than the first, with Gary collecting the ball in an unthreatening midfield position, running into space and drilling in a 25-yard shot.
  • From an apparently unthreatening position, 30 yards out on the left, he spotted a gap and promptly fired the ball into the top left corner of the goal.
  • The new and improved line of attack is to dichotomize war opponents by, first, issuing the most back-handed of compliments to those who were anti-war all along – the unthreatening, marginalized “Michael Moore crowd.” Archive 2005-11-01
  • It is a familiar sombreness, unthreatening but omniscient, like the dour old man in the corner, terrifying the children with his dark warnings, but thrilling to approach, to reach towards with a tentative hand.
  • America's Blink 182 are rude and foulmouthed and loutish, but still entirely unthreatening and immaculately tailored to appeal to a teen audience.
  • But the graveyard was as empty and unthreatening as it had been when I arrived, and the tattered man was nowhere to be seen. NIGHT SISTERS
  • He tells me single thirty-something women like it here because it's unthreatening, it's good fun and they love the music (which ranges from Abba to Dean Martin to Elvis to music from The Jungle Book).
  • He was positioned by his commercial handlers as saintly, unifying, pacifistic and unthreatening. Times, Sunday Times
  • He lends Pseudolus his own brand of roguish geniality: even the moment when his eyes lasciviously follow a courtesan's rotating hips is purged of offence by his unthreatening charm.
  • The bamboo reacted benignly, growing replacements in a most unthreatening manner and generally seeming to know its place.
  • For the next hour or so, life would be simple, light and warm and unthreatening. LOST CHILDREN
  • Peduncular hallucinosis occurs when perfectly sane people begin to see small, unthreatening cartoon characters, often in military attire. The Fiddler in the Subway
  • The overseas campaign aims to reassure potential holidaymakers that Ireland has a pleasant and unthreatening environment in which there are plenty of things to do and that to the Americans in particular that Ireland is safe to visit.
  • But I can see why ITC Garamond lives on: it's easy, consistent, and unthreatening, a sort of typographic Velveeta.
  • It's a private matter,' Tony said, trying to look innocuous, arms loose by his sides in an unthreatening posture. THE LAST TEMPTATION
  • And the unthreatening image of the social worker who keeps families together is designed to tackle head-on the myth of the malevolent, child-snatching meddler that is all too prevalent in the public imagination.
  • Here and now, a tremendous variety of people, each with his or her own set of extraordinary stories, coexists in a relatively unthreatening environment.

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