Definitions for irenicaɪˈrɛn ɪk, aɪˈri nɪk
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i•ren•icaɪˈrɛn ɪk, aɪˈri nɪk(adj.)
tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory.
Origin of irenic:
1860–65; < Gk eirēnikós=eirḗn(ē) peace +-ikos -ic
conducive to peace
"irenic without being namby-pamby"; "an irenic attitude toward former antagonists"
Promoting or fitted to promote peace; conciliatory, non-confrontational; peaceful.
Origin: From είρηνικος, from εἰρήνη.
alt. of Irenical