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Definitions for peaceable
ˈpi sə bəlpeace·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peaceable, peace-loving(adj)

    inclined or disposed to peace

    "they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"

  2. peaceful, peaceable(adj)

    not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

    "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"

  3. pacific, peaceable(adj)

    disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

    "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"


  1. peaceable(Adjective)

    Favouring peace rather than conflict; not aggressive, tending to avoid violence (of people, actions etc.).

    Etymology: From pesible, peisible, paisible, from pais + -ible; later remodelled after .

  2. peaceable(Adjective)

    Characterized by peace; peaceful, tranquil.

    Etymology: From pesible, peisible, paisible, from pais + -ible; later remodelled after .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peaceable(adj)

    begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of peaceable in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Brain is the only sword of the peaceable man and sword is the only brain of the violent man!

  2. Samuel Adams:

    That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...

  3. Thomas Paine:

    The peaceable part of mankind will be continually overrun by the vile and abandoned while they neglect the means of self-defense. The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand, arms, like laws discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well as property. The balance of power is the scale of peace. The same balance would be preserved were all the world destitute of arms, for all would be alike; but since some will not, others dare not lay them aside... Horrid mischief would ensue were (the good) deprived of the use of them ... the weak will become a prey to the strong.

  4. Geoffrey Berman:

    While we must and do respect the rights of the people to peaceable protest, that right does not extend to breaking the law in ways that put others at risk.

  5. James Dickey:

    We are prepared to take all necessary steps to proceed in the peaceable exercise of our constitutionally protected rights.

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