HyperDic: peaceful

English > 2 senses of the word peaceful:
ADJECTIVEallpeaceful, peaceablenot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
allpeaceful, passivepeacefully resistant in response to injustice
peaceful > pronunciation
Soundspiy'sfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > peaceful: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war.
Examples
  • "a peaceful nation"
  • "peaceful times"
  • "a far from peaceful Christmas"
  • "peaceful sleep"
Synonympeaceable
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
Adverbspeacefullyin a peaceful manner
English > peaceful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpeacefully resistant in response to injustice.
Synonympassive
BroadernonviolentAbstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
Spanishpacífico, pasivo
Catalanpacífic, passiu
Nounspeacefulnessa state that is calm and tranquil

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