Definition of peacefulness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpiːsflnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːsflnəs//
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  1. 1the state of not being involved in a war, violence or argument The most striking fact about the Cold War was its peacefulness.
  2. 2the state of being quiet and calm; the state of not being worried or disturbed in any way synonym tranquillity a sense of calm and inner peacefulness
  3. 3the quality of trying to create peace or live in peace; the quality of not liking violence or disagreement the peacefulness of the government's intentions in the North
  4. Which Word?peace / peacefulness The noun peace can be used to talk about a peaceful state or situation:world peace I just need some peace and quiet. Peacefulness is not a common word. It means ‘the quality of being peaceful’.