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English adjective: peaceable

1. peaceable inclined or disposed to peace


SamplesThey met in a peaceable spirit.
Peace-loving citizens.


Synonymspeace-loving


Similarpeaceable, peaceful


Antonymsunpeaceful

2. peaceable not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war


SamplesA peaceful nation.
Peaceful times.
A far from peaceful Christmas.
Peaceful sleep.


Synonymspeaceful


Similardovish, halcyon, irenic, nonbelligerent, pacific, pacifist, pacifistic, peace-loving, peaceable, peaceable


See alsoamicable, nonaggressive, nonviolent, quiet, unaggressive


Antonymsunpeaceful

3. peaceable disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature


SamplesThe pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force.
A quiet and peaceable person.
In a peaceable and orderly manner.


Synonymspacific


Similarpeaceable, peaceful


Antonymsunpeaceful









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