1. Possessing or enjoying peace; not disturbed by war, tumult, agitation, anxiety, or commotion; quiet; tranquil; as, a peaceful time; a peaceful country; a peaceful end.
2. Not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation; pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words.
Syn: -- See Peaceable.
--Peace*ful*ly, adv.. -- Peace*ful*ness, n.
adj 1: not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful
nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful
Christmas"; "peaceful sleep" [ant: unpeaceful]
2: peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive
resistance" [syn: passive]
3: (of groups) not violent or disorderly; "the right of
peaceful assembly" [syn: law-abiding]