- peace river,
- peace sign,
- peaceful coexistence,
Origin of peaceful
Examples from the Web for unpeaceful
This unpeaceful and factional condition was not confined to Bologna, but spread throughout the Papal States.A Short History of Italy|Henry Dwight Sedgwick
He made a strange thing of her life—a restless, unpeaceful, interesting, and unhappy thing.Second String|Anthony Hope
I am all unhopeful, all unpeaceful, all a desperate Languor and a tragic Futileness: I am an unspeakably untoward thing.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Even at night our mistress is restless—Oh, these unpeaceful persons!
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.