Definition of peaceful adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpiːsfl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːsfl//
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  1. 1  not involving a war, violence or argument a peaceful protest/demonstration/solution They hope for a peaceful settlement of the dispute. people of different religions living in peaceful coexistence
  2. 2  quiet and calm; not worried or disturbed in any way synonym tranquil a peaceful atmosphere peaceful sleep It's so peaceful out here in the country. He had a peaceful life. See related entries: Hobbies
  3. 3  trying to create peace or to live in peace; not liking violence or disagreement synonym peaceable a peaceful society The aims of the organization are wholly peaceful.
  4. Extra examples The time without her in the house had been blissfully peaceful. I fell into a deep, peaceful sleep. It’s so peaceful out here in the country. The hotel’s location ensures that you will enjoy a relaxing stay in a peaceful atmosphere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peaceful