What does peaceful mean?

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

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. Gerry Seavo James:

    There's a gentleman that came up. He was pretty upset about it, and he cut it down. And he was like this has no place at this rally. We're trying to be peaceful.

  2. Veronika Didusenko:

    He’s handling this extremely well, he’s a leader trying to do everything possible to unite our people, to keep them strong… This war is a tragedy for Ukraine. Now people are forced to fight or flee for their lives. It is terrorism against a peaceful, independent, democratic country.

  3. Ammon Bundy:

    I promised the community we'd have a peaceful rally, i was upset when the others decided to go out to the wildlife refuge.

  4. Ould Cheikh Ahmed:

    I will start working immediately with the government of Yemen, the Houthis and other stakeholders to agree on the agenda, date and format for these talks, i hope that these first face-to-face talks will chart a course towards a rapid end to the fighting, the resumption of political dialogue, and Yemen's return to an orderly and peaceful political transition.

  5. Congresswoman Cheney:

    I'm honored to have been named to serve on the January 6th select committee. Congress is obligated to conduct a full investigation of the most serious attack on our Capitol since 1814. That day saw the most sacred space in our Republic overrun by an angry and violent mob attempting to stop the counting of electoral votes and threatening the peaceful transfer of power.

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