nonthreatening etymology

English word nonthreatening comes from English non-, English threatening

Detailed word origin of nonthreatening

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
non- English (eng) Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
threatening English (eng) Presenting a threat; menacing; frightening. An act of threatening; a threat.
nonthreatening English (eng) Not threatening; not presenting a threat.

Words with the same origin as nonthreatening

Descendants of non-
nonaccentual nonaggression nonalcoholic noncommittal nondenominational nondescript nondisclosure nonentity nonessential nonexistent nonfat nonfiction nonhuman noninvasive nonlethal nonnegotiable nonpayment nonprofit nonrefundable nonrhoticity nonspecific nonstarter nontoxic nontraditional