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PEACEABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does peaceable mean? 

PEACEABLE (adjective)
  The adjective PEACEABLE has 2 senses:

1. inclined or disposed to peace
2. disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

  Familiarity information: PEACEABLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PEACEABLE (adjective)


Sense 1peaceable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inclined or disposed to peace

Synonyms:

peace-loving; peaceable

Context examples:

they met in a peaceable spirit / peace-loving citizens

Similar:

peaceful (not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war)


Sense 2peaceable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

Synonyms:

peaceable; pacific

Context examples:

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

Similar:

peaceful (not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war)


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