Synonyms for (adjective) peaceful

Synonyms: peaceable, peaceful

Definition: not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

Usage: a peaceful nation; peaceful times; a far from peaceful Christmas; peaceful sleep

Similar words: halcyon

Definition: idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity

Usage: a halcyon atmosphere


Similar words: irenic

Definition: conducive to peace

Usage: irenic without being namby-pamby; an irenic attitude toward former antagonists


Similar words: nonbelligerent

Definition: not directly at war

Usage: nonbelligerent nations


Similar words: pacific, peaceable

Definition: disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

Usage: the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force; a quiet and peaceable person; in a peaceable and orderly manner


Similar words: pacifist, pacifistic, dovish

Definition: opposed to war


Similar words: peace-loving, peaceable

Definition: inclined or disposed to peace

Usage: they met in a peaceable spirit; peace-loving citizens


Synonyms: peaceful, passive

Definition: peacefully resistant in response to injustice

Usage: passive resistance

Similar words: nonviolent

Definition: abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence