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Adjective: peaceful  pees-ful
  1. Not disturbed by strife, turmoil or war
    "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"; "a peaceful nation";
    - peaceable
  2. Free of noise and disturbance, with little activity
    "a peaceful scene by the river";
    - calm, tranquil, serene
  3. Peacefully resistant in response to injustice
    "peaceful resistance";
    - passive

See also: amicable, dovish, eirenic, halcyon, irenic, nonaggressive, nonbelligerent, nonviolent, pacific, pacifist, pacifistic, peaceable, peace-loving, quiet, unaggressive

Antonym: unpeaceful

Encyclopedia: Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down