Want to address a character (in 3rd person).

That character has lied several times so cannot be immaculate (as I thought it would be). Any word which is less filtered than immaculate?

This character does not kill and will never, not sworn but ethically he finds it wrong to kill anybody.

Not necessarily one word... Could be 2 words or 3, but this is just an addressal, shorter the better.

To make it easier, how would you describe a medieval Batman? Wears an armor and carries a sword but does not kill and never will.

PS: He isn't a vigilante.

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    Medieval Batman, that would be awesome! – NVZ Jun 6 '16 at 5:49
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    One who believes in the sanctity of life – NVZ Jun 6 '16 at 6:09
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    Nonkilling knight, Knight with a no-kill rule. – NVZ Jun 6 '16 at 6:14
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    Yes... Person who believes in sanctity of life Oh wait! @NVZ I guess you are right.. That is exactly how I will describe him. Make it an answer here. – Karma Jun 6 '16 at 11:06
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    @NVZ: Medieval Batman = Dracula + soul? Sounds like the latest spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Get Hollywood on the phone! – Scott Jun 6 '16 at 12:29

It's a roundabout answer, but OP asked me to post this.


adjective (not comparable)
Not engaging in killing.

noun ‎(usually uncountable, plural nonkillings)
1. A precept or worldview that affirms the possibility of a society where killing is absent.
2. Lack of killing; permitting to live.

The knight with a no-kill rule (or the nonkilling knight) believes in the right to lifeWikipedia

The right to life is a moral principle based on the belief that a human being has the right to live and, in particular, should not be killed by another human being.

The concept of a right to life arises in debates on issues of capital punishment, war, abortion, euthanasia, justifiable homicide and, by extension, public health care.

Or believes in the sanctity of lifeWikipedia

In religion and ethics, inviolability or sanctity of life is a principle of implied protection regarding aspects of sentient life which are said to be holy, sacred, or otherwise of such value that they are not to be violated.

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    "sanctity of life" fits well with the way the character is described. Thank you Ultron. – Karma Jun 6 '16 at 12:08
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    @Karma It's funny that I'm Ultron. I personally believe humanity should go extinct. ;) – NVZ Jun 6 '16 at 12:11
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    Let philosophers debate on that! We may have out-lived our extinction time-frame but I also believe that Humans are the top predators and we do not have mortal enemies... Maybe that is the reason humans kill one another. – Karma Jun 6 '16 at 12:15
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    Ironic as it may seem... but, there are words for the one who kills in almost every language but not for the one who chooses not to kill. OK Ultron... I gotta go.. Hail Hydra. – Karma Jun 6 '16 at 12:17

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