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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peacefullyadverb

    in a peaceful manner

    "the hen settled herself on the nest most peacefully"


  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.


  1. peacefully

    Peacefully is an adverb that describes living or behaving in a way that avoids conflict and confrontation, promotes calmness, tranquility, or quietness, and is free from violence or disturbance. It includes conducting actions in a harmonious manner, calmly, or without agitation.

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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  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. Sigmar Gabriel:

    We appeal to the Iranian government to respect the rights of the demonstrators to assemble and to peacefully raise their voices.

  2. Manohar Parrikar:

    We are very clear about our policy in the South China Sea, as (far as) India is concerned, we have always been insisting that all parties should resolve this peacefully based on the international laws and various other international norms.

  3. Bin Atef:

    We were wrongly arrested for 14 years without any charge against us but we are not looking for revenge. We want to live in Ghana quietly and peacefully and we want to put our life together.

  4. Barack Obama:

    This is a country that allows everybody to express their views, allows them to peacefully assemble to protest actions that they think are unjust, But using any event as an excuse for violence is contrary to rule of law, contrary to who we are.

  5. Jackson Chan:

    In June, two million took to the street and demonstrated peacefully, yet the government showed a complete disregard to the public opinion. Resultantly, escalation of violence is inevitable, the support for the movement in Hong Kong is clear, and the government should shoulder their political responsibility by responding to most of the demands, if not all.

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