inclined or disposed to peace
"they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"
not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
"a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
"the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
balky, fidgety, fractious, fretful, frisky, impatient, intractable, mulish, mutinous, obstinate, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, resentful, restiff, restive, restless, skittish, stubborn, unruly, vicious
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That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...
The peaceable part of mankind will be continually overrun by the vile and abandoned while they neglect the means of self-defense. The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand, arms, like laws discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well as property. The balance of power is the scale of peace. The same balance would be preserved were all the world destitute of arms, for all would be alike; but since some will not, others dare not lay them aside... Horrid mischief would ensue were (the good) deprived of the use of them ... the weak will become a prey to the strong.
We are prepared to take all necessary steps to proceed in the peaceable exercise of our constitutionally protected rights.
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable!
Brain is the only sword of the peaceable man and sword is the only brain of the violent man!
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- pacifistaCatalan, Valencian
- fredsommelig, fredeligDanish
- apacible, pacifista, pacíficoSpanish
- rauhaarakastava, rauhantahtoinen, rauhallinenFinnish
- vredelievend, vredigDutch
- fredsommelig, fredsælNorwegian
- мирный, спокойный, безмятежный, миролюбивый, непотревоженныйRussian
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