pacific

The word pacific refers to people, actions, and ideas that are peaceful. Pacific actions promote and create peace.

A pacifist is a person who opposes all wars, and that word can help you remember that pacific things are also peaceful. All pacific things are done in a peaceful way or help the cause of peace. Protesting a war is pacific. Signing a peace treaty is pacific. The philosophy of being pacific is called pacifism. Don't confuse pacific with a small "p" with Pacific with a big "P" — as in the Pacific Ocean.

Definitions of pacific
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adj disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

“the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force”
Synonyms:
peaceable
peaceable, peaceful
not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

adj promoting peace

“the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up”
Synonyms:
conciliative, conciliatory
intended to placate

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