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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•cif•icpəˈsɪf ɪk(adj.)

  1. tending to make or preserve peace; conciliatory.

  2. not warlike; peaceable; mild.

  3. at peace; peaceful.

  4. calm; tranquil.

  5. (cap.) of, pertaining to, or bordering on the Pacific Ocean.

    Category: Geography (places)

  6. (n.)(cap.)

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Pacific Ocean.

Origin of pacific:

1540–50; < L pācificus lit., peacemaking =pāci-, comb. form of pāxpeace+-ficus -fic

pa•cif′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. peaceably, pacifically(adverb)

    in a peaceable manner

    "the tenant paying the rent hereby reserved and performing the several covenants herein on his part contained shall peaceably hold and enjoy the demised premises"

Wiktionary

  1. pacifically(Adverb)

    In a calm or quiet manner.

  2. pacifically(Adverb)

    In a soothing manner.

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