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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 ?
The Huron, at least, seemed assured that the intentions of this singular intruder were peaceable, for after giving it an attentive examination, he quietly pursued his course.
It was on the first of May, in the year 1769, that I resigned my domestic happiness for a time, and left my family and peaceable habitation on the Yadkin River, in North-Carolina, to wander through the wilderness of America, in quest of the country of Kentucke, in company with John Finley, John Stewart, Joseph Holden, James Monay, and William Cool.
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.
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
Quiet and peaceable in his disposition, he hoped, by unremitting diligence, to avert from himself at least a portion of the evils of his condition.
This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.
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.
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.
I left him in peaceable possession of the city of York, and the whole surrounding neighborhood.
A pot of beer had appeared from the Jolly Bargemen, and they were sharing it by turns in a peaceable manner.
The wooden bedstead, the waxed mahogany chairs, the chest of drawers, those brasses, the little square antimacassars carefully placed on the backs of the chairs, the clock on the mantelpiece and the harmless-looking ebony caskets at either end, lastly, the whatnot filled with shells, with red pin-cushions, with mother-of-pearl boats and an enormous ostrich-egg, the whole discreetly lighted by a shaded lamp standing on a small round table: this collection of ugly, peaceable, reasonable furniture, AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OPERA CELLARS, bewildered the imagination more than all the late fantastic happenings.
It could be no impediment to reforms of the State constitution by a majority of the people in a legal and peaceable mode.