Peaceful



[pees-fuh l] /ˈpis fəl/

adjective
1.
characterized by ; free from war, strife, commotion, violence, or disorder:
a peaceful reign; a peaceful demonstration.
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a state or time of .
3.
; not argumentative, quarrelsome, or hostile:
a peaceful disposition.
/ˈpiːsfʊl/
adjective
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
adj.

early 14c., “inclined to peace, friendly, pacific,” from peace + -ful. Meaning “tranquil, calm, full of peace” is from mid-14c. In reference to nonviolent methods of effecting social change, it is attested from 1876. Related: Peacefully; peacefulness. Peaceful coexistence (1920) originally was in regard to Soviet policy toward the capitalist West.

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