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peace·ful

 (pēs′fəl)
adj.
1. Undisturbed by strife, turmoil, or disagreement; tranquil: a peaceful hike through the forest. See Synonyms at calm.
2. Inclined or disposed to peace; peaceable: a peaceful solution to the dispute.
3. Not involving violence or employing force: a peaceful protest.

peace′ful·ly adv.
peace′ful·ness n.

peaceful

(ˈpiːsfʊl)
adj
1. not in a state of war or disagreement
2. tranquil; calm
3. not involving violence: peaceful picketing.
4. of, relating to, or in accord with a time of peace: peaceful uses of atomic energy.
5. inclined towards peace
ˈpeacefully adv
ˈpeacefulness n

peace•ful

(ˈpis fəl)

adj.
1. characterized by peace; free from war, strife, commotion, violence, or disorder.
2. of or characteristic of a state or time of peace.
3. peaceable; not argumentative or quarrelsome.
[1250–1300]
peace′ful•ly, adv.
peace′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peaceful - 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
unpeaceful - not peaceful; "unpeaceful times"; "an unpeaceful marriage"
2.peaceful - peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"
nonviolent - abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence

peaceful

adjective
1. at peace, friendly, harmonious, amicable, cordial, nonviolent, without hostility, free from strife, on friendly or good terms Their relations with most of these people were peaceful.
at peace warring, violent, bitter, hostile, wartime, unfriendly, antagonistic
2. peace-loving, conciliatory, peaceable, placatory, irenic, pacific, unwarlike warriors who killed or enslaved the peaceful farmers
peace-loving belligerent, warlike
4. serene, placid, undisturbed, untroubled, unruffled I felt relaxed and peaceful.

peaceful

adjective
1. Not excited or emotionally agitated:
2. Motionless and undisturbed:
3. Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly:
Translations
مُسَالِمٌهادئ، مُسالِم
klidnýmírový
fredelig
rauhallinen
miran
friîsæll
平和な
평화로운
mirenmiroljuben
fridfull
อย่างสงบ
yên tĩnh

peaceful

[ˈpiːsfʊl] ADJ
1. (= non-violent) [person, tribe, nation] → pacífico; [demonstration, protest] → pacífico, no violento
to live in peaceful coexistence (with sb)convivir pacíficamente (con algn)
to change society by or through peaceful meanscambiar la sociedad por medios pacíficos
to seek a peaceful solution to a conflictbuscar una solución pacífica a un conflicto
the peaceful uses of atomic energylos usos de la energía atómica para fines pacíficos
2. (= calm, untroubled) [place, life] → tranquilo
on a peaceful June eveninguna tranquila tarde de junio
it's very peaceful hereeste es un lugar muy tranquilo
the streets are peaceful after yesterday's fightinglas calles están tranquilas después de las confrontaciones de ayer
they say it's a peaceful way to godicen que es una forma de morir sin nada de sufrimiento or sin sufrir dolores
she's had a peaceful nightha pasado buena noche

peaceful

[ˈpiːsfʊl] adj
[place, time, situation] → paisible, calme
a peaceful afternoon → un après-midi paisible
[person] (= calm) → paisible, calme
[protest, demonstration] → pacifique
a peaceful protest → une manifestation pacifique

peaceful

adjfriedlich; (= peaceable) nation, person etcfriedfertig, friedliebend; (= calm, undisturbed) holiday, sleep etcruhig; deathsanft; use of nuclear powerfür friedliche Zwecke; a peaceful transition to independencedie Erlangung der Unabhängigkeit auf friedlichem Wege; he had a peaceful reignwährend seiner Regierungszeit herrschte Frieden; I didn’t get a peaceful moment all day longich bin den ganzen Tag keine Sekunde zur Ruhe gekommen; to achieve something by or through peaceful meansetw mit friedlichen Mitteln erlangen; for peaceful purposesfür friedliche Zwecke

peaceful

[ˈpiːsfʊl] adj (person, coexistence) → pacifico/a; (demonstration) → non violento/a; (period) → di pace; (place, life, sleep) → tranquillo/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.

peaceful

مُسَالِمٌ mírový fredelig friedlich ειρηνικός pacífico rauhallinen paisible miran pacifico 平和な 평화로운 vredig fredelig spokojny pacífico мирный fridfull อย่างสงบ barışçıl yên tĩnh 和平的

peaceful

a. pacífico-a; tranquilo-a, calmado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Her habit- ually dissatisfied face had become, he thought, the most peaceful and lovely thing he had ever seen.
His house stood rather far back from the street, in the center of a delightful garden, so that it was quiet and peaceful at the old gentleman's study window.
It was a convenient, and, I trust, will prove a peaceful grave for a soldier.
It offered an admirable opportunity for a shopping expedition, a change of scene, and a peaceful solution of their perplexing and anomalous social relations with Devil's Ford.
It was the look wherewith a man, brooding alone over some fearful object, in a dreary forest or illimitable desert, would recognize the familiar aspect of his dearest friend, bringing up all the peaceful ideas that belong to home, and the gentle current of every-day affairs.
No life had been more peaceful and innocent than mine; few lives so rich with benefits conferred.
I mention this peaceful spot with all possible laud for it is in such little retired Dutch valleys, found here and there embosomed in the great State of New York, that population, manners, and customs remain fixed, while the great torrent of migration and improvement, which is making such incessant changes in other parts of this restless country, sweeps by them unobserved.
He was discernibly trying to take for granted more things than he found, without assistance, quite easy; and he dropped into peaceful silence while he felt his situation.
I freely assert, that the cosmopolite philosopher cannot, for his life, point out one single peaceful influence, which within the last sixty years has operated more potentially upon the whole broad world, taken in one aggregate, than the high and mighty business of whaling.
And thus, though surrounded by circle upon circle of consternations and affrights, did these inscrutable creatures at the centre freely and fearlessly indulge in all peaceful concernments; yea, serenely revelled in dalliance and delight.
To our Saviour's home; it's so sweet and peaceful there--it is all so loving there
No: until I want the protection of Massachusetts to be extended to me in some distant Southern port, where my liberty is endangered, or until I am bent solely on building up an estate at home by peaceful enterprise, I can afford to refuse allegiance to Massachusetts, and her right to my property and life.