Peaceableness

peaceable

[pee-suh-buhl]
adjective
1.
inclined or disposed to avoid strife or dissension; not argumentative or hostile: a peaceable person; a peaceable disposition.
2.
peaceful; tranquil: in peaceable periods; a peaceable adjustment of a dispute.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English pesible < Middle French paisible. See peace, -able

peaceableness, noun
peaceably, adverb
unpeaceable, adjective
unpeaceably, adverb

peaceable, peaceful (see synonym study at peaceful).


1. amicable, friendly, amiable.


1. quarrelsome, hostile.
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peaceable (ˈpiːsəbəl)
 
adj
1.  inclined towards peace
2.  tranquil; calm
 
'peaceableness
 
n
 
'peaceably
 
adv

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