verb (used with object), pa·cif·i·cat·ed, pa·cif·i·cat·ing.
Origin of pacificate
Related Words for pacificationpacification, pacifism, reconciliation, accord, love, unity, truce, friendship, demobilization, demilitarization, passiveness, passivity, conciliation, concord, union, amity, treaty, neutrality, cessation, unanimity
Examples from the Web for pacification
Contemporary Examples of pacification
But the pacification of Iraq would come without addressing Suleimani or his destructiveness.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind
July 2, 2014
Many locals, including Silva, remain skeptical that the pacification program will continue after the Olympics in 2016.Rio’s Real-Life Slumdog Millionaires
June 18, 2014
In fact, being too harsh can be damaging to pacification efforts even without international attention.How Do You Defeat an Invisible Army?
February 18, 2013
He describes him as irredeemably corrupt, not an appropriate partner for a pacification program, and cannot change.'Assange Is in Some Danger'
Samuel P. Jacobs
June 11, 2010
Historical Examples of pacification
Now there has been a second struggle and a pacification if not a victory.Impressions of South Africa
The production might, therefore, be called a 'pacification hymn.'The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
Perhaps I may have had some share in the work of pacification.
There is urgent need for your Majesty to take means of pacification.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
That was in 1884—a year after the defeat of Arabi, and the "pacification."Problems of Expansion
"a setting at peace," early 15c., from Middle French pacification "act of making peaceful" (15c.), from Latin pacificationem (nominative pacificatio) "a peace-making," noun of action from past participle stem of pacificare "to pacify" (see pacify).