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Meaning of PEACEFUL

Pronunciation:  'peesful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (of groups) not violent or disorderly; "the right of peaceful assembly"
  2. [adj]  not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
  3. [adj]  peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"

PEACEFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: at peace(p), calm, halcyon, irenic, law-abiding, nonbelligerent, orderly, pacific, pacifist(a), pacifistic, passive, peaceable, peace-loving, serene, tranquil, undisturbed
 Antonyms: unpeaceful
 See Also: amicable, nonaggressive, nonviolent, quiet, unaggressive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Peace"ful\, a.
1. 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. Not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation;
   pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words.

Syn: See {Peaceable}. --{Peace"ful*ly}, adv.. --
     {Peace"ful*ness}, n.

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