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i·ren·ic

 (ī-rĕn′ĭk, ī-rē′nĭk) also i·ren·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl, -nĭ-kəl)
adj.
Promoting peace; conciliatory.

[Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē, peace.]

i·ren′i·cal·ly adv.

irenic

(aɪˈriːnɪk; -ˈrɛn-) or

eirenic

;

irenical

or

eirenical

adj
tending to conciliate or promote peace
[C19: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace]
iˈrenically, eiˈrenically adv

i•ren•ic

(aɪˈrɛn ɪk, aɪˈri nɪk)

also i•ren′i•cal,



adj.
tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory.
[1860–65; < Greek eirēnikós=eirḗn(ē) peace + -ikos -ic]
i•ren′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irenic - conducive to peace; "irenic without being namby-pamby"; "an irenic attitude toward former antagonists"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"

irenic

adjective
Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly:
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There is further indication that Roman Catholic prelates in Queensland wished to collaborate with the `separated brethren' in an eirenical spirit on all issues that did not compromise their religious beliefs.
Hindmarsh views Newton as a representative figure of an early, eirenical, `non-aligned' Evangelicalism, operating somewhere between the irregular Methodism of Whitefield and Wesley and the more stiffly establishmentarian church party of the Wilberforce era.
The tone of the work is eirenical, but the extent to which women exercised church leadership in New Testament times is underrated: see the discussions on Phoebe (an informal 'helper'), Priscilla (who 'evidently' yielded to Aquila the function of 'presidency'), and Euodia and Syntyche (over whose ministry a man, Syzygus, presides