- a not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
a peaceful nation
a far from peaceful Christmas
- s peacefully resistant in response to injustice
- Everyone who has seen an atomic explosion must have wondered how its enormous force could be put to peaceful use.
- The peaceful Chicago Symphony has never been notable for its interest in contemporary music.
- When someone with a terminal illness decides to end his or her life by overdosing on barbiturates, they may hope the drugs will lull them into a peaceful and permanent sleep.
- Barack Obama in New York Times
Mr. Obama added: "When I see violence directed at peaceful protesters, when I see peaceful dissent being suppressed, wherever that takes place, it is of concern to me and it is of concern to the American people. That is not how governments should...