peaceful

  • 1 Peaceful — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Not disposed or tending to war, tumult or… …

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  • 2 peaceful — UK US /ˈpiːsfəl/ adjective ► not involving war or violence: peaceful demonstration/protest/resolution »People have the right to a peaceful demonstration …

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  • 3 Peaceful B&B — (Luodong,Тайвань) Категория отеля: Адрес: 166 Fu Shin Rd. Dong Shan, 26941 Luodong, Та …

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  • 4 peaceful — c.1300, inclined to peace, friendly, from PEACE (Cf. peace) + FUL (Cf. ful). Meaning tranquil, calm is from mid 14c. In reference to nonviolent methods of effecting social change, it is attested from 1876. Peaceful coexistence (1920) originally… …

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  • 5 peaceful — index dispassionate, harmonious, neutral, nonmilitant, peaceable, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 peaceful — 1 *calm, tranquil, serene, placid, halcyon Analogous words: *soft, gentle, mild: *still, stilly, quiet, silent, noiseless Antonyms: turbulent 2 *pacific, peaceable, pacifist, pacifistic, irenic Analogous words: compo …

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  • 7 peaceful — [adj] friendly, serene all quiet, amicable, at peace, bloodless, calm, collected, composed, constant, easeful, equable, free from strife*, gentle, halcyon, harmonious, irenic, level, mellow, neutral, neutralist, nonbelligerent, nonviolent, on… …

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  • 8 peaceful — ► ADJECTIVE 1) free from disturbance; calm. 2) not involving war or violence. 3) inclined to avoid conflict. DERIVATIVES peacefully adverb peacefulness noun …

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  • 9 peaceful — [pēs′fəl] adj. 1. not quarrelsome; peaceable 2. characterized by peace; free from disturbance or disorder; calm; quiet; tranquil 3. of or characteristic of a time of peace SYN. CALM peacefully adv. peacefulness n …

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  • 10 peaceful — [[t]pi͟ːsfʊl[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Peaceful activities and situations do not involve war. He has attempted to find a peaceful solution to the Ossetian conflict... They emphasised that their equipment was for peaceful and not military… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 peaceful — peace|ful S3 [ˈpi:sfəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(quiet/calm)¦ 2¦(no war)¦ 3¦(not liking violence)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(QUIET/CALM)¦ a peaceful time, place, or situation is quiet and calm without any worry or excitement ▪ We had a peaceful afternoon without the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 peaceful — peace|ful [ pisfl ] adjective ** 1. ) not involving war or violence: talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the crisis Our two nations have enjoyed several decades of peaceful coexistence. The protests were mostly peaceful. the peaceful… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 peaceful */*/ — UK [ˈpiːsf(ə)l] / US [ˈpɪsf(ə)l] adjective 1) a) not involving war or violence talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the crisis Our two nations have enjoyed several decades of peaceful coexistence. The protests were mostly peaceful. the… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 peaceful — peacefully, adv. peacefulness, n. /pees feuhl/, adj. 1. characterized by peace; free from war, strife, commotion, violence, or disorder: a peaceful reign; a peaceful demonstration. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a state or time of… …

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  • 15 peaceful — peaceable, peaceful In general, peaceable means ‘disposed to peace, not quarrelsome’ and refers primarily to people or activities: • The visitor from beyond the planets would obtain the impression that the Earth is a very peaceable place New… …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 peaceful — adjective 1) everything was quiet and peaceful Syn: tranquil, calm, restful, quiet, still, relaxing, soothing, undisturbed, untroubled, private, secluded See note at calm Ant …

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  • 17 peaceful — adjective 1) peaceful surroundings Syn: tranquil, calm, restful, quiet, still, relaxing 2) his peaceful mood Syn: serene, calm, tranquil, composed, placid …

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  • 18 peaceful — adj. 1 without war/violence VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …

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  • 19 peaceful*/ — [ˈpiːsf(ə)l] adj 1) not involving war or violence talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the crisis[/ex] 2) calm and quiet The hotel is set in peaceful surroundings.[/ex] peacefully adv 3) The baby was sleeping peacefully.[/ex] …

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  • 20 peaceful — /ˈpisfəl/ (say peesfuhl) adjective 1. characterised by peace; free from strife or commotion; tranquil: a peaceful reign. 2. relating to or characteristic of a state of peace: peaceful uses of atomic energy. 3. peaceable. –peacefully, adverb… …

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