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Definition 1: not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where peaceful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a peaceful nation
  • peaceful times
  • a far from peaceful Christmas
  • peaceful sleep

Synonyms for peaceful in the sense of this definition

(peaceful is similar to ...) 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 is similar to ...) idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity

"a halcyon atmosphere"

(peaceful is similar to ...) conducive to peace

"irenic without being namby-pamby" "an irenic attitude toward former antagonists"

(peaceful is similar to ...) not directly at war

"nonbelligerent nations"

(peaceful is similar to ...) inclined or disposed to peace

"they met in a peaceable spirit" "peace-loving citizens"

(peaceful is similar to ...) opposed to war

(means also ...) 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"

(means also ...) not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness

(means also ...) characterized by friendship and good will

"an amicable agreement"

(means also ...) abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence

Definition 2: peacefully resistant in response to injustice - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where peaceful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • passive resistance

Synonyms for peaceful in the sense of this definition

(peaceful is similar to ...) abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence

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