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Meaning of PEACEABLE

Pronunciation:  'peesubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
  2. [adj]  inclined or disposed to peace; "they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"
 

PEACEABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pacific, peaceful, peace-loving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Peace"a*ble\, a. [OE. peisible, F. paisible.]
Begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not
disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome.
-- {Peace"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Peace"a*bly}, adv.

Syn: Peaceful; pacific; tranquil; quiet; mild; undisturbed;
     serene; still.

Usage: {Peaceable}, {Peaceful}. Peaceable describes the state
       of an individual, nation, etc., in reference to
       external hostility, attack, etc.; peaceful, in respect
       to internal disturbance. The former denotes ``in the
       spirit of peace;'' latter; ``in the possession or
       enjoyment of peace.'' A peaceable adjustment of
       difficulties; a peaceful life, scene.

 
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