Peaceful Peace"ful, a. 1. Possessing or enjoying peace; not disturbed by war, tumult, agitation, anxiety, or commotion; quiet; tranquil; as, a peaceful time; a peaceful country; a peaceful end. [1913 Webster]

2. Not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation; pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Peaceable}. [1913 Webster] --{Peace"ful*ly}, adv.. -- {Peace"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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