A description for something that is docile, gentle, easy-going, or otherwise positive, as if to say a thing is similar to the manner of a dove. The term can be used to describe the economy (a dovish economy would tend to indicate lower interest rates), or a specific action or event (a dovish action is not going to be strong or aggressive). opposite of hawkish.

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He had a very dovish and fun personality and we all loved being around him and his friends all the time.

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The dovish nature of our market is great because demand for our products remain constant as we provide staple goods.

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The economy was quite dovish in 2012 when interest rates fell to their lowest point on record in the history of the US.

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