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.
adv : in a peaceful manner; "the hen settled herself on the nest