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Definitions for peaceful
ˈpis fəlpeace·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peaceful, peaceableadjective

    not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

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

  2. passive, peacefuladjective

    peacefully resistant in response to injustice

    "passive resistance"

Wiktionary

  1. peacefuladjective

    not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil

  2. peacefuladjective

    inclined to peace

  3. peacefuladjective

    motionless and calm

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Peacefuladjective

    Etymology: peace and full.

    That rouz’d the Tyrrhene realm with loud alarms,
    And peaceful Italy involv’d in arms. Dryden.

    As one disarm’d, his anger all he lost;
    And thus with peaceful words uprais’d her soon. John Milton.

    The peaceful power that governs love repairs,
    To feast upon soft vows and silent pray’rs. Dryden.

    Succeeding monarchs heard the subjects cries,
    Nor saw displeas’d the peaceful cottage rise. Alexander Pope.

Wikipedia

  1. Peaceful

    Peaceful indicates a state of, or inclination for, peace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peacefuladjective

    possessing or enjoying peace; not disturbed by war, tumult, agitation, anxiety, or commotion; quiet; tranquil; as, a peaceful time; a peaceful country; a peaceful end

  2. Peacefuladjective

    not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation; pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words

Editors Contribution

  1. peaceful

    The manner and feeling of peace.

    It was so peaceful being focused on the global project and having the time and space to do so.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  


  2. peaceful

    To ensure an existence of peace.

    The country felt very peaceful when we visited on holidays.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'peaceful' in Adjectives Frequency: #710

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of peaceful in a Sentence

  1. Jose Maria Aranaz:

    It's the same pattern of intimidation contrary to freedom of peaceful assembly enshrined in the constitution.

  2. Del Rio:

    I made comments earlier today in referencing the attack that took placeon the United States Capitolon Jan. 6, 2021. Referencing that situation as a dust-up was irresponsible and negligent, and I am sorry, i stand by my comments condemning violence in communities across the country. I say that while also expressing my support as an American citizen for peaceful protest in our country. I have fully supported all peaceful protests in America. I love, respect and support all my fellow coaches, players and staff that I work with and respect their views and opinions.

  3. Angie Brown:

    This isn't a conservative vs. liberal, or vaxedvs. unvaxed, or mask vs. no mask issue, this is an issue of right vs. wrong and I am so happy that so many in our community recognized this wrong and were willing to show up, both to support Dr. Horak, but to also, in a peaceful way, voice their disagreement with Lake Region Medical Group.

  4. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury:

    For a peaceful political solution, the BNP must stop violence and killing, amid non-stop violence, a dialogue cannot be held.

  5. Zhang Jun:

    The current situation in Ukraine is the result of many complex factors. China always makes its own position according to the merits of the matter itself. We believe that all countries should solve international disputes by peaceful means in line with the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.

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