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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

  • Peaceful Ridge Recovery in South Florida Appoints Dr. Jacqueline Boutrouille as Medical Director
    Peaceful Ridge Recovery in Davie, Florida is pleased to welcome its newest addition to its team, Dr. Jacqueline Boutrouille. Dr. Boutrouille has been helping patients and families cope with addiction for ... Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'
  • Rights group: Saudi silencing peaceful activists
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is waging a "systematic and ruthless campaign of persecution" against peaceful activists in order to silence criticism of the state in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, Amnesty International said Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'
  • German president honors peaceful protests of 1989
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president on Thursday honored the bravery of peaceful protesters who stood up to the communist dictatorship in East Germany 25 years ago, drawing parallels to the student protests in Hong Kong today. Read more on this news related to 'Peaceful'

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