Origin of peaceful
Synonyms for peaceful
Related Words for peacefulnessdoldrums, placidness, restraint, quietude, dispassion, tranquility, peace, quiet, repose, stoicism, hush, patience, stillness, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, impassivity, rest, placidity, silence
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Contemporary Examples of peacefulness
So simple and yet moving, the song seemed to take its expression from the peacefulness of his soul.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
September 29, 2014
We who lived through those years recall Coretta as a remarkable combination of power and peacefulness.Ted Kennedy, the Eulogist
August 26, 2009
Historical Examples of peacefulness
Could she not fall asleep serenely in the peacefulness of her chaste soul?The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
He felt profoundly happy in the peacefulness and cleanliness of the garden.The Fat and the Thin
Placid and even radiant in its peacefulness lay the face of Ralph's mother.The Shadow of a Crime
The peacefulness and quiet of nature found no response in her heart.
They say that her mind is in a very beautiful state of peacefulness.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
early 14c., "inclined to peace, friendly, pacific," from peace + -ful. Meaning "tranquil, calm, full of peace" is from mid-14c. In reference to nonviolent methods of effecting social change, it is attested from 1876. Related: Peacefully; peacefulness. Peaceful coexistence (1920) originally was in regard to Soviet policy toward the capitalist West.