Synonyms and Antonyms of peacefulness
1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance the peacefulness of the secluded beach was refreshing Synonyms calmness, hush, peace, calm, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Related Words lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar
2 a state without war a period of peacefulness that remained unbroken until World War I Synonyms peaceRelated Words accord, amity, concord, harmony; calm, quiet, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, stability; pacificationNear Antonyms conflict, contention, discord, dissidence, strife, trouble; tumult, turmoil, unrest, upheaval; fighting, warfare; action, battle, combatAntonyms war
3 freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions after coming to terms with his sexuality, he felt a peacefulness that he had never experienced before Synonyms calm, calmness, heartsease, peace, placidity, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)Related Words content, contentment, ease; comfort, consolation, relief, solace; quiet, quietude, reposeNear Antonyms care, concern, perturbation; strain, stress, tenseness, tension; consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, jitters, jumpiness, nervousness; fear, fearfulness, torment, upset; doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertaintyAntonyms agitation, alarm (also alarum), anguish, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, uneasiness, vexation, worry
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