peace-loving


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peace-loving

adj
peaceful; not violent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peace-loving - inclined or disposed to peace; "they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
Translations

peace-loving

[ˈpiːsˌlʌvɪŋ] ADJamante de la paz

peace-loving

[ˈpiːsˌlʌvɪŋ] adjpacifico/a
References in classic literature ?
He was a peace-loving man, and, after all, Penelope and his friend were engaged.
Did we not learn as children in the history of our planet that it was once peopled by a friendly, peace-loving race?
She was naturally of a gay, lively and peace-loving disposition, but from continual failures and misfortunes she had come to desire so /keenly/ that all should live in peace and joy and should not /dare/ to break the peace, that the slightest jar, the smallest disaster reduced her almost to frenzy, and she would pass in an instant from the brightest hopes and fancies to cursing her fate and raving, and knocking her head against the wall.
This toast, recalling at once the patient exile of Hartwell and the peace-loving King of France, excited universal enthusiasm; glasses were elevated in the air a l'Anglais, and the ladies, snatching their bouquets from their fair bosoms, strewed the table with their floral treasures.
We appeal to you and all peace-loving Filipinos na bigyan ngayon (ng pagkakataon) ang mga Moro para naman kahit papaano, makahabol po in terms of progress and development in Luzon and Visayas,' Jaafar said during the presentation.
The people of Pakistan were peace-loving and they wanted to establish durable peace across the world, they added.
Unmindful of the fast deterioration in the ratings of our country in the eyes of the international community, our power-hungry politicians are determined to go to any lengths to undermine the prestige of our otherwise respectable and peace-loving nation.
Pawuru said Ijaw people are peace-loving people and are ready to work with the Edo government to ensure law and order in the community.
He said: 'The Muslims are peace-loving people and we should spread the message of peace, love and tranquility around the world'.
However, as to the peace-loving Tony Benn, it brings to mind another peace-loving man, Neville Chamberlain, who showed to the world the danger of appeasing tyrants in any shape or form.
I have many friends who are Jewish - they are peace-loving and, as Peter says, they are law-abiding and do not try to push their religion down our throats or cause us any harm.
Had Israel was considered a democratic and a peace-loving country based on justice according to Israeli officials, then why they are afraid of opening an independent, transparent and impartial investigation that aims at bringing about justice and imposing the international law that benefits all peace-loving peoples of the world, Subaih questioned.