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1. peaceful

adjective. ['ˈpiːsfəl'] not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war.

Synonyms

  • amicable
  • quiet
  • nonviolent
  • irenic
  • unaggressive
  • pacific
  • pacifist
  • peace-loving
  • dovish
  • halcyon
  • nonaggressive
  • nonbelligerent
  • peaceable

Antonyms

  • violent
  • hostile
  • unpeaceful
  • aggressive

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • peace (English)
  • pece (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Peaceful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

Example sentences of the word peaceful


1. Adjective
Over the years these peaceful creatures have learned not to fear people since they usually bring them treats.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Its peaceful, contemplative nature has drawn millions from all over the world to practice this kind of worship.

Quotes containing the word peaceful


1. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
- Buddha

2. Many people feel so pressured by the expectations of others that it causes them to be frustrated, miserable and confused about what they should do. But there is a way to live a simple, joy-filled, peaceful life, and the key is learning how to be led by the Holy Spirit, not the traditions or expectations of man.
- Joyce Meyer

3. You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

2. peaceful

adjective. ['ˈpiːsfəl'] peacefully resistant in response to injustice.

Synonyms

  • nonviolent

Antonyms

  • unfriendly
  • hateful

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • peace (English)
  • pece (Middle English (1100-1500))
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