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Peaceful Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (of groups) not violent or disorderly; "the right of peaceful assembly"
  • not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
  • peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Peaceful'


  • Peaceful (song): "Peaceful" is a song written by Kenny Rankin , and recorded by several artists. It is best known as a 1973 hit single for Helen Reddy . ...
  • Peaceful nuclear explosions: Peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs) are nuclear explosion s conducted for non-military purposes, such as activities related to economic ...
  • Edgar the Peaceful: Edgar the Peaceful, or Edgar I (Ēadgār; c. 7 August 943 – 8 July 975), also called the Peaceable, was king of England from 959 to 975. ...

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'Peaceful' example sentence in quotations


* Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together. - Dwight D Eisenhower

* If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being -- we can do it. - Roosevelt, Eleanor

* Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


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Peaceful Sample Sentences in News


  • 'City of peace' is anything but peaceful
    I've woken up to the strangest sound: silence. It takes a while to sink in. Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'
  • Ferrer: We can learn from Scotland referendum
    The peaceful conduct of the referendum on independence conducted in Scotland provides many insights for the country as it moves toward the establishment of the Bangsamoro in Mindanao, Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, chief negotiator for the Government of the Philippines (GPH), said yesterday. Ferrer made the statement after Scotland on Sept. 19 voted no to independence fro Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'
  • ‘Puducherry no more peaceful
    Opposition Congress MLA A. Namassivayam on Monday said that Puducherry’s reputation as a peaceful area is fast losing sheen due to rise in the number of crimes. Taking up the law and order situatio... Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'

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