Definitions for peaceful
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word peaceful.
not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
"a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
peacefully resistant in response to injustice
not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil
inclined to peace
motionless and calm
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
Peaceful indicates a state of, or inclination for, peace.
Peaceful means having a state or quality of tranquility, absence of violence or aggression, and a harmonious or stress-free environment. It refers to a state of calmness and serenity, where people or things coexist or interact peacefully without conflict. Peaceful situations or individuals promote calmness, cooperation, and understanding, while avoiding disruption or disturbance.
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
not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation; pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words
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
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
Rank popularity for the word 'peaceful' in Adjectives Frequency: #710
The numerical value of peaceful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of peaceful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
A Peaceful Mind, Creates a Peaceful World. Hovsep kazezian - www.Hkazezian.com
We have concerns about some of the increased military activities in the Arctic. That increases the injuries or prospects of accidents, miscalculation, and undermines the shared goal of a peaceful and sustainable future for the region, so we have to be vigilant about that, there's been cooperation on a number of important areas, over the years on education, oil spill response, search and rescue, pollution issues, and it is our hope that that... the Arctic means an area of peaceful cooperation and peaceful collaboration.
Kharkiv is a peaceful city. There are peaceful residential areas, no military facilities. Dozens of eyewitness accounts prove that this is not a single false volley, but deliberate destruction of people : the Russians knew where they were shooting, there will definitely be an international tribunal for this crime -- it's a violation of all conventions. No one in the world will forgive you for killing peaceful Ukrainian people.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
Using tiny clips from the thousands of hours of extemporaneous speaking that Ali Alexander produced during the 2020 election cycle seems out of context and without regard to the truth, all of Ali's rallies, to this date, remain peaceful and without incident. All of the dozens of rallies he did, all peaceful, without incident. The other ones under his care post-Election Day ; all peaceful and without incident.
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- pacífic, assossegatCatalan, Valencian
- mírumilovný, klidnýCzech
- friedfertig, friedlichGerman
- pacema, pacaEsperanto
- tranquilo, plácido, pacíficoSpanish
- rauhanomainen, rauhallinen, rauhantahtoinenFinnish
- calme, placide, paisibleFrench
- suaimhneach, foiseilScottish Gaelic
- שָׁקֵט, שָׁלֵוHebrew
- խաղաղասեր, հանդարտ, հանգիստ, խաղաղArmenian
- tranquillo, calmoItalian
- 平穏, 穏和, 平静, 平和Japanese
- whakaaio, mārieMāori
- damai, amanMalay
- vredevol, vredig, vreedzaamDutch
- spokojny, pokojowyPolish
- calmo, tranquilo, pacíficoPortuguese
- спокойный, миролюбивый, тихий, мирныйRussian
- hòa bìnhVietnamese
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