Definition Of peaceable


inclined to avoid argument or violent conflict.

they were famed as an industrious, peaceable, practical people

Example Of peaceable

  • And because I am a peaceable citizen, I should easily meet his criterion that no immediate damage would be done by allowing this.

  • And though their numbers are small compared to the peaceable majority, they nevertheless constitute a growing hinterland for this militancy.

  • As a passenger in other people's vehicles, I have seen how normally peaceable and polite people become aggressive and rude behind the wheel of a car.

  • At worst, the outcome could be wholesale slaughter on a scale that makes the current level of daily mayhem look like the peaceable kingdom.

  • But because the subordination is inspired at root by anxiety and denial, it is not a peaceable subordination.

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