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- n. A state of being calm, or peaceful
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being peaceable; quietness; disposition to peace.
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- n. a state that is calm and tranquil
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There may be prudence and discreet forbearance, and a show of friendship and good-will to all; but this true Christian peaceableness is never found separate from holiness.
But in determined peaceableness they will lead others to flood the streets, raise the banners, fill the jails.
Visiting Afghanistan last month, I saw the flood of money, the gushing pipeline of dollars, we are spending to win the love and support, and foster the peaceableness, of the people of Afghanistan.
The cause of all these things, — the peaceableness, and the polygamy, and the tired neck of Aab-Waak, — goes back among the years to the time when the schooner Search dropped anchor in Mandell Bay, and when
Where are the children's tv shows that promote brotherhood, acceptance of differences, and peaceableness?
There was an economic aspect to this peaceableness.
Relating it to the question of the peaceableness of the march, and answering to the challenge whether responsibility for violence should be laid in the hands of the police or of the youth, Cillié found that the march had been carefully planned.
And down I sat, intending, with a lamblike peaceableness, to make observations on the play.
The proceedings at the election of Lunalilo were marked by an order, regularity, and peaceableness which reflected extreme credit on the civilization of the Hawaiians, but in the subsequent period the temper of the people had considerably changed, and they had been affected by influences to which some allusions were made in
So long as injustices remain, there can be no question of a lasting peace, for the demands which people are making for a transformation of their conditions and for a way out of oppression and misery are more powerfully felt than admonitions to austerity and peaceableness.