Definitions

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  • adj. Not accusatory.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ accusatory

Examples

  • Bland, nonaccusatory anger is “anger” even the right word for it? seems like something to strive for, if only because, intuitively, certain iterations of the emotion seem more destructive than others.

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  • If something is bothering you and youre having a hard time talking about it in a mature, calm, nonaccusatory way, its not a good sign.

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  • Erasmus encased his question with a polite, nonaccusatory tone.

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  • What were you thinking? try expressing yourself in nonaccusatory task-oriented language.

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  • The process is very upbeat, always nonaccusatory, always optimistic.

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  • They don't mind being interviewed separately as long as the detectives are fair, open-minded and nonaccusatory, she said.

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  • The key is to be nonconfrontational and nonaccusatory in tone.

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  • Often, if you mirror back a saboteur’s remarks in a nonaccusatory manner, he’ll back off since you’ve put a spotlight on his ploy for all to observe.

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  • He had been able to field the first officer’s questions easily enough, though he had to admit that part of the reason for that was the general, nonaccusatory nature of the human’s queries.

    A Time to Sow

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