HyperDic: peaceable

English > 3 senses of the word peaceable:
ADJECTIVEallpeaceable, peace-lovinginclined or disposed to peace
allpeaceable, peacefulnot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
allpeaceable, pacificdisposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
peaceable > pronunciation
Soundspiy'sahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > peaceable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningInclined or disposed to peace.
Example"they met in a peaceable spirit"
Synonympeace-loving
Broaderpeaceful, peaceablenot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
Nounspeaceablenessa state that is calm and tranquil
English > peaceable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war.
Synonympeaceful
Narrowerhalcyonidyllically calm and peaceful
irenicconducive to peace
nonbelligerentnot directly at war
pacific, peaceabledisposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
pacifist, pacifistic, dovishOpposed to war
peaceable, peace-lovingInclined or disposed to peace
See alsoamicableCharacterized by friendship and good will
calm(of weather) free from storm or wind
nonviolentAbstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
quietCharacterized by an absence or near absence of agitation / agitation / agitation or activity
unaggressive, nonaggressivenot aggressive
Oppositeunpeacefulnot peaceful
Spanishpacífico, tranquilo
Catalanpacífic
English > peaceable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdisposed to peace or of a peaceful nature.
Examples
  • "a quiet and peaceable person"
  • "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
Synonympacific
Broaderpeaceful, peaceablenot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
Spanishpacífico
Nounspeaceablenessa state that is calm and tranquil
Adverbspeaceablyin a peaceable manner

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