Synonyms for peaceful
- all quiet
- at peace
- free from strife
- on friendly terms
- on good terms
- without hostility
Antonyms for peaceful
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEACEFUL
A rapid walk soon restored the maidens to their own peaceful homes.
They had no children and this settlement assured them a peaceful old age.
The world beholds the peaceful triumphs of the industry of our emigrants.
And yet it was a coward's blow, and one to stir the blood and loose the tongue of the most peaceful.
I am a peaceful trader, and I am not wont to be so shouted at upon so small a matter.
She approached the bed, to discover if Mary's sleep were peaceful.
He would, he said, do his utmost to secure the peaceful passage of the troops.
It is a peaceful place, and more like an English county town than most of its friends.
She did not go back to the sitting-room and her peaceful knitting.
What was it that wrought this peaceful wonder of the sixteenth century?
early 14c., "inclined to peace, friendly, pacific," from peace + -ful. Meaning "tranquil, calm, full of peace" is from mid-14c. In reference to nonviolent methods of effecting social change, it is attested from 1876. Related: Peacefully; peacefulness. Peaceful coexistence (1920) originally was in regard to Soviet policy toward the capitalist West.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PEACEFUL
- at ease
- in clover