Adjective "Peaceful" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈpiːsfʊl//ˈpiːsf(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Free from disturbance; tranquil.
  1. 'Free speech and open discussion are crucial components of a free and peaceful society.'
  2. 'There is great value in the splendid isolation of a quiet walk along a peaceful river.'
  3. 'So, if someone asked you to visualise somewhere peaceful and relaxing, where would you take yourself?'
  4. 'Election officials reported that balloting was peaceful and largely free of problems.'
  5. 'We were lucky to secure a seafront apartment and our row of apartments had a peaceful and relaxing ambience.'
  6. 'The cave remains a peaceful and secluded place, surrounded by pine forest.'
  7. 'It did help me sleep, and also left me feeling rather peaceful and pleasant as I drifted off.'
  8. 'It was not as peaceful and relaxing as we were led to believe it would be.'
  9. 'I have finally found some peaceful, stress free time to actually do some worship.'
  10. 'The couple have created a peaceful, restful place, with a wide range of colourful flowers.'
Not involving war or violence.
  1. 'She still has powerful words of wisdom about the need to find peaceful means to resolve conflict.'
  2. 'I think we'll actually see some peaceful resolution in a very short term.'
  3. 'The demonstration was peaceful and there was minimal disruption to traffic.'
  4. 'He has vowed to end the conflict by peaceful or military means.'
  5. 'Everywhere, struggles over the land, whether peaceful or violent, shaped political attitudes.'
  6. 'The only stable government is one that allows for a peaceful and orderly transfer of power.'
  7. 'We demonstrated against the broadcast and our demonstrations were peaceful.'
  8. 'He said his party is against all sort of violence and demands the peaceful resolution to the issue.'
  9. 'Yet there was clear evidence that the demonstrations were good-natured and peaceful.'
  10. 'There have been a number of examples of peaceful conflict resolution in places that have been hot spots for decades.'
  11. 'Dad was a peaceful, law-abiding citizen'
  12. 'They're trying to destroy peaceful, loving people who just want to relax.'
  13. 'This should be a great day for the city with peaceful fans wanting to watch their teams play.'
  14. 'The majority like the Swindon Muslim community are law abiding and peaceful.'
  15. 'Suddenly an Army jeep appeared from around the bend, speeding crazily through the peaceful crowd.'
  16. 'This is a shame as most of them I meet are peaceful and friendly and very interested in the West.'
  17. 'Not that I'm advocating the formation of a violent, angry mob rather than a peaceful crowd of protesters.'
  18. 'Some of the footage was of a tribe called the South Fore, who were a peaceful and friendly people.'
  19. 'Is it vent of rage against many peaceful people who have done nothing to him?'

Definitions

1. characterized by peace; 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 peace.

3. peaceable; not argumentative, quarrelsome, or hostile: a peaceful disposition.

More examples(as adjective)

"places can be peaceful before arrivals."

"capitals can be peaceful in/at/on days."

"capitals can be peaceful on dates."

"areas can be peaceful on dates."

"countrysides can be peaceful under suns."

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