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Synonyms for peaceful

Synonyms for peaceful

not excited or emotionally agitated

inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly

Synonyms for peaceful

not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

peacefully resistant in response to injustice


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In that more peaceful state, I have imagined her, in the moonlight, coming to me and taking me out to show me that the home of her married life was full of her loving remembrance of her lost father.
Dear young woman," I continued, when I was able to control my emotion, "you are happily remote from the sin and wickedness of the town, and I am sorry to speak of such things in so peaceful a spot--but as a strange chance has led me here, I must speak, must tell you that all wives are not so virtuous and faithful as you, I am sure, are.
We earn our livelihood in America today in peaceful competition with people all across the Earth.
May the judge disappear, and the philosopher continue the peaceful exploration of the sea
Tu Fu in `The Old Man of Shao-Ling' leaves us this memory of his peaceful days passed in the capital, before the ambition of the Turkic general An Lu-shan had driven his master into exile in far Ssuch`uan.
Some may wonder how it can happen that Agathocles, and his like, after infinite treacheries and cruelties, should live for long secure in his country, and defend himself from external enemies, and never be conspired against by his own citizens; seeing that many others, by means of cruelty, have never been able even in peaceful times to hold the state, still less in the doubtful times of war.
I feel ashamed to tell it you--and all because I was of a quiet, peaceful, good-natured disposition!
They were a peaceful race, taking no delight in warfare, and caring nothing for military renown.
Though adopted into the tribe, he still retained the warlike spirit of his race, and loathed the peaceful, inoffensive habits of those around him.
To be drowned in a pond, though it might be called an ignominious fate by the ignorant, is yet a bright and peaceful ending in comparison with some other endings to one's earthly career which I have mentally quaked at in the intervals or even in the midst of violent exertions.
This is a very common course of things, even in the present state of the Union; but it was peculiarly the fortunes of the two extremes of society, in the peaceful and unenterprising colonies of Pennsylvania and New Jersey,
For the heart whose woes are legion'Tis a peaceful, soothing region - For the spirit that walks in shadow'Tis - oh 'tis an Eldorado
Dorchester is a delightfully peaceful old place, nestling in stillness and silence and drowsiness.
All their faces were as serene as if all this were happening at home awaiting peaceful encampment, and not within sight of the enemy before an action in which at least half of them would be left on the field.
She saw that the tunnel was being made in the direction of the Emerald City, and knew at once it was being dug so that the army of Nomes could march through it and attack her own beautiful and peaceful country.