Definition Of peacefully


without disturbance; tranquilly.

the baby slept peacefully in its cradle

without war or violence.

the siege ended peacefully

Example Of peacefully

  • A few days ago complications emerged and he was returned to hospital, where he died peacefully in his sleep early on Saturday morning.

  • A police siege of his house ended peacefully with his surrender to authorities.

  • As she entered the living room, she saw him, for the first time in many months, sleeping peacefully on the floor.

  • But if it wasn't unheard of for a ruler of Constantinople to die peacefully in his bed, it was also not the norm.

  • But the cancer returned, and he died peacefully on Wednesday at his home in Connecticut.

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