from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inclined or disposed to peace; promoting calm: They met in a peaceable spirit.
  • adj. Peaceful; undisturbed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Accompanied with or characterized by peace, quietness, or tranquillity; free from agitation, war, tumult, or disturbance of any kind; peaceful.
  • Disposed to peace; not quarrelsome, rude, or boisterous.
  • Synonyms Peaceful, etc. (see pacific), amicable, mild, friendly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
  • adj. not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
  • adj. inclined or disposed to peace


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Anglo-Norman pesible, peisible, Middle French paisible, from pais ("peace") + -ible; later remodelled after peace +‎ -able.



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