What does peaceful mean?

Definitions for peaceful
ˈpis fəlpeace·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word peaceful.

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

How to pronounce peaceful?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. President Barack Obama:

    It will only happen if we fix our politics, the future we want - opportunity and security for our families ; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids - all that is within our reach.

  2. Vikas Swarup:

    India has always desired resolution of all issues with Pakistan bilaterally through dialogue and peaceful means, it is Pakistan who has chosen to use terrorism as an instrument of state policy. And this visit shows that the international community is deeply concerned about its support to, and sponsorship of, terrorism.

  3. Cindy Oxendine:

    It started off peaceful, and it ends up like this, i've seen stuff like this on the news in other cities, but I never thought I would see it in front of my doorstep. It's crazy.

  4. Ulrich Wilken:

    Our protest is against the ECB, as a member of the troika, that, despite the fact that it is not democratically elected, hinders the work of the Greek government. We want the austerity politics to end, we want a loud but peaceful protest.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Now when you say radical Islamic jihadist, they understand, the rest of the Muslim community understands. The folks who are peaceful and who attend mosques in a peaceful way, work in our country, raise their families, pay their taxes. They know they're not radical Islamic jihadists.

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