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peacefulness (ˈpiːsfʊlnɪs) 

Definitions

noun

  1. the quality or state of not being in a state of war or disagreement
  2. the quality or state of being tranquil or calm
  3. the quality or state of not involving violence
  4. the quality or state of being of, relating to, or in accord with a time of peace
  5. the quality or state of being inclined towards peace

peaceful (ˈpiːsfʊl Pronunciation for peaceful

Definitions

adjective

  1. not in a state of war or disagreement
  2. tranquil; calm
  3. not involving violence   ⇒ peaceful picketing
  4. of, relating to, or in accord with a time of peace   ⇒ peaceful uses of atomic energy
  5. inclined towards peace

Derived Forms

ˈpeacefully adverb
ˈpeacefulness noun

Example Sentences Including 'peacefulness'

In the peacefulness , Gillian and Daisy could be heard singing.
Haines, Pamela The Golden Lion
In the peacefulness of the ocean depths, Bob and Pete for a moment forgot their plight.
Arthur, Robert Three in One
The English houses were the epitome of peacefulness by contrast to the warlike fortresses that confronted them.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The little falls on the Livingstone has the kind of harmony and peacefulness about it you would expect in a Japanese garden.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Through the humour that led to inner joy and peacefulness , he brought hope," Mahony said.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
Yet when we filed out of the church, some time after midnight, I felt a new -- and curious -- form of peacefulness flood over me.
Christopher Merrill JOURNEY TO THE HOLY MOUNTAIN: Meditations on Mount Athos (2004)
`The quiet, the peacefulness , it's marvellous," gushes Miri Levy, a Tel Aviv nurse.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)

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