Peace is a stress-free state of security and calmness that comes when there’s no fighting or war, everything coexisting in perfect harmony and freedom.

In our war-torn world, it seems like there’s not nearly enough peace. However peace can be big and small, seen in entire countries or brief moments. After a war, two countries may sign a peace treaty, agreeing to not fight anymore. Sweden has avoided war since 1814, and enjoys the peace that the lack of conflict brings. When you feel at peace with yourself, you are content to be the person you are, flaws and everything.

Primary Meanings of peace

the state prevailing during the absence of war
the general security of public places
the absence of mental stress or anxiety
Full Definitions of peace

n the state prevailing during the absence of war

state of war, war
a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
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a state of friendship and cordiality
armistice, cease-fire, truce
a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
collective security
a system for international peace
Pax Romana
the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire
peaceableness, peacefulness
a state that is calm and tranquil
Type of:
established customary state (especially of society)

n a treaty to cease hostilities

peace came on November 11th”
pacification, peace treaty
Peace of Westphalia
the peace treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
Type of:
accord, pact, treaty
a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

n harmonious relations; freedom from disputes

“the roommates lived in peace together”
Type of:
concord, concordance, harmony
a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

n the general security of public places

“he was arrested for disturbing the peace
public security
Type of:
the state of being free from danger or injury

n the absence of mental stress or anxiety

ataraxis, heartsease, peace of mind, peacefulness, repose, serenity
Type of:
quietness, quietude, tranquility, tranquillity
a state of peace and quiet

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