AskDefine | Define peacefulness

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1 a state that is calm and tranquil [syn: peaceableness]
2 the absence of mental stress or anxiety [syn: peace, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis]

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  1. the state of being peaceful


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