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.

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Origin of peaceable

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English pesible, from 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
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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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