peaceable

[ pee-suh-buhl ]
/ ˈpi sə bəl /

adjective

inclined or disposed to avoid strife or dissension; not argumentative or hostile: a peaceable person; a peaceable disposition.
peaceful; tranquil: in peaceable periods; a peaceable adjustment of a dispute.

Origin of peaceable

1300–50; Middle English pesible < Middle French paisible. See peace, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM peaceable

peace·a·ble·ness, nounpeace·a·bly, adverbun·peace·a·ble, adjectiveun·peace·a·bly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH peaceable

peaceable peaceful (see synonym study at peaceful)
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British Dictionary definitions for peaceable

peaceable
/ (ˈpiːsəbəl) /

adjective

inclined towards peace
tranquil; calm

Derived forms of peaceable

peaceableness, nounpeaceably, adverb
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