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peace·a·ble

 (pē′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Inclined or disposed to peace; promoting calm: They met in a peaceable spirit.
2. Peaceful; undisturbed.

peace′a·ble·ness n.
peace′a·bly adv.

peaceable

(ˈpiːsəbəl)
adj
1. inclined towards peace
2. tranquil; calm
ˈpeaceableness n
ˈpeaceably adv

peace•a•ble

(ˈpi sə bəl)

adj.
1. inclined or disposed to avoid strife or dissension.
2. peaceful; tranquil.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French]
peace′a•ble•ness, n.
peace′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peaceable - 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"
2.peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
nonaggressive, unaggressive - not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
amicable - characterized by friendship and good will
quiet - characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
nonviolent - abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
3.peaceable - 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"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"

peaceable

adjective peace-loving, friendly, gentle, peaceful, mild, conciliatory, amiable, pacific, amicable, placid, inoffensive, dovish, unwarlike, nonbelligerent Many normally peaceable people were outraged.

peaceable

adjective
Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly:
Translations
مُحب للسَّلام، مُسالِم
mírumilovný
fredelig
rauhaarakastavarauhanomainen
friîsamur
fredsommeligfredsæl
mierumilovný
barışseversakin

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbl] ADJpacífico

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbəl] adjpaisible, pacifique

peaceable

adj settlement, discussionfriedlich; person, nature alsofriedfertig, friedliebend

peaceable

[ˈpiːsəbl] adjpacifico/a

peace

(piːs) noun
1. (sometimes with a) (a time of) freedom from war; (a treaty or agreement which brings about) the end or stopping of a war. Does our country want peace or war?; (also adjective) a peace treaty.
2. freedom from disturbance; quietness. I need some peace and quiet.
ˈpeaceable adjective
liking peace; not fighting, quarrelling etc. He's a peaceable person.
ˈpeaceably adverb
ˈpeaceful adjective
quiet; calm; without worry or disturbance. It's very peaceful in the country.
ˈpeacefully adverb
ˈpeacefulness noun
ˈpeacemaker noun
a person who tries to make peace between enemies, people who are quarrelling etc. When my brother and sister quarrel I act as peacemaker.
ˈpeace-offering noun
something offered or given to make peace. She took him a drink as a peace-offering.
ˈpeacetime noun
a time when there is no war. Even in peacetime, a soldier's life is hard.
at peace
not at war; not fighting. The two countries were at peace.
in peace
1. without disturbance. Why can't you leave me in peace?
2. not wanting to fight. They said they came in peace.
make peace
to agree to end a war. The two countries finally made peace (with each other).
peace of mind
freedom from worry etc.
References in classic literature ?
I left him in peaceable possession of the city of York, and the whole surrounding neighborhood.
Black George was, in the main, a peaceable kind of fellow, and nothing choleric nor rash; yet did he bear about him something of what the antients called the irascible, and which his wife, if she had been endowed with much wisdom, would have feared.
Turn over that light-stick an' come along peaceable, or I'll lay you out.
But many ages have run out since then, and the submerged volcano is now a peaceable grotto.
However, by dint of beating about a little in the dark, and now and then knocking up a peaceable inhabitant to inquire the way, we at last came to something which there was no mistaking.
Here is Uncle Silas, all these years a preacher--at his own expense; all these years doing good with all his might and every way he can think of--at his own expense, all the time; always been loved by everybody, and respected; always been peaceable and minding his own business, the very last man in this whole deestrict to touch a person, and everybody knows it.
A moderate-sized safe stood in his bedroom, constructed so as to defy fire as well as burglars; but Passepartout found neither arms nor hunting weapons anywhere; everything betrayed the most tranquil and peaceable habits.
True, I have now grown used to it, for I can grow accustomed to anything (being, as you know, a man of peaceable disposition, like all men of small stature)-- yet why should these things be?
When the kings thus discoursed and talked eagerly of the happiness of their fathers, there came upon Zarathustra no little desire to mock at their eagerness: for evidently they were very peaceable kings whom he saw before him, kings with old and refined features.
I had hoped for a peaceable victory at the ballot-box.
But Pip loved life, and all life's peaceable securities; so that the panic-striking business in which he had somehow unaccountably become entrapped, had most sadly blurred his brightness; though, as ere long will be seen, what was thus temporarily subdued in him, in the end was destined to be luridly illumined by strange wild fires, that fictitiously showed him off to ten times the natural lustre with which in his native Tolland County in Connecticut, he had once enlivened many a fiddler's frolic on the green; and at melodious even-tide, with his gay ha-ha
I love the pure, peaceable, and impar- tial Christianity of Christ: I therefore hate the cor- rupt, slaveholding, women-whipping, cradle-plunder- ing, partial and hypocritical Christianity of this land.