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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peacefullyadverb

    in a peaceful manner

    "the hen settled herself on the nest most peacefully"

Wiktionary

  1. peacefullyadverb

    in a peaceful manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Peacefullyadverb

    Etymology: from peaceful.

    Our lov’d earth; where peacefully we slept,
    And far from heav’n quiet possession kept. Dryden.

Editors Contribution

  1. peacefullyadverb

    In a peaceful manner.

    Peacefully we achieved our vision and now progress to the next stage of our evolution united as an intelligent, peaceful, understanding being in partnership with all universal beings who work with us to achieve in every moment.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peacefully in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peacefully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of peacefully in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    The murder of George Floyd at the hands of police was a horrible tragedy -- one of countless tragedies to befall people of color across the United States. The vast majority of protesters today did so peacefully, toward a common goal of promoting justice and equality, i am deeply thankful for their voices and their positive, forceful message. I also want to express my gratitude to all the police officers and other first responders working to protect the people of Boston from the individuals whose violent actions, looting and property destruction was criminal and cowardly -- and distracted from the powerful statement made today by thousands of Massachusetts residents.

  2. Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell:

    Our goal is for this to resolve peacefully to increase safety for all involved. I encourage those involved to reach out to our demonstration liaisons so we can discuss a peaceful outcome.

  3. Nguyen Truong Son:

    They have realized that Facebook was one of the last safe spaces where people could peacefully speak their mind, spread news, hold debates  - everything the authorities are afraid of.

  4. Nguyen Truong Son:

    In the past year, the Vietnamese authorities have made a clear effort to clamp down on social media, they have realized that Facebook was one of the last safe spaces where people could peacefully speak their mind, spread news, hold debates  - everything the authorities are afraid of.

  5. John Kerry:

    We want to ensure the security of critical sea lanes and fishing grounds and to see that disputes in the area are managed peacefully and on the basis of international law, i hope very much that at this meeting over the course of today and tomorrow we will find a way to move forward, effectively, together, all of us.

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