Student Thesaurus

One entry found for peaceful.
Entry Word: peaceful
Function: adjective
Text: 1 inclined to live in peace and to avoid war <a peaceful tribe that had quietly inhabited these shores for centuries before the arrival of the Europeans>
Synonyms pacific, peaceable
Related Words calm, mild, neutral, quiet, relaxed, serene, tranquil; affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, gentle, kind, kindly; nonbelligerent, unaggressive; submissive, yielding
Near Antonyms militaristic; aggressive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, discordant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; antagonistic, argumentative, fierce, gladiatorial, hostile, hot-tempered
Antonyms warlike
2 not involving violence or force <UN officials struggled to find a peaceful solution to the troublesome conflict>
Synonyms nonviolent, peaceable
Related Words conciliatory, pacific, peacemaking; nonbelligerent, unaggressive, unassertive; appeasing, conciliating, mollifying, pacifying, placating; calming, quieting, soothing
Near Antonyms armed, martial, militant, military, warlike; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, quarrelsome; antagonistic, argumentative, fierce, gladiatorial, hostile; tempestuous, volcanic
Antonyms forced, violent
3 free from disturbing noise or uproar <a peaceful house, now that the kids are all grown and departed> -- see QUIET 1
4 free from storms or physical disturbance <a peaceful lake> -- see CALM 1