verb (used with object), pac·i·fied, pac·i·fy·ing.
- pacing catheter,
- pacinian corpuscle,
Origin of pacify
Examples from the Web for unpacified
Mr. Rochester took breakfast with us in a gloomy old dressing-room, moody and taciturn, unpacified by sleep.Henry Brocken|Walter J. de la Mare
As for special commission, I do not know if your Lordship have one, unless it be in the unruly and unpacified encomiendas.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume VIII (of 55), 1591-1593|Emma Helen Blair
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for pacify
late 15c., "appease, allay the anger of (someone)," from Middle French pacifier "make peace," from Latin pacificare "to make peace; pacify," from pacificus (see pacific). Of countries or regions, "to bring to a condition of calm," c.1500, from the start with suggestions of submission and terrorization. Related: Pacified; pacifying.