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American English: /ˈpisfəl/
British English: /ˈpiːsfʊl/
, /ˈpiːsf(ə)l/

Translation of peaceful in Spanish:


  • 1 (calm, quiet)
    a peaceful Sunday afternoon
    una tranquila tarde de domingo
    the patient spent a peaceful night
    el paciente pasó una buena noche or pasó la noche tranquilo
    the city is peaceful again
    vuelve a reinar la paz en la ciudad
    Example sentences
    • Election officials reported that balloting was peaceful and largely free of problems.
    • The peaceful and tranquil room will be used by students in the school who are taking part in the programme.
    • Free speech and open discussion are crucial components of a free and peaceful society.
  • 2 (non-violent)
    no violento
    peaceful coexistence
    la coexistencia or convivencia pacífica
    the peaceful use of nuclear power
    el uso de la energía nuclear para fines pacíficos
    they are a peaceful nation/people
    son una nación/un pueblo amante de la paz
    Example sentences
    • Militant anarchists intent on violence broke away from peaceful demonstrators and left a trail of destruction.
    • He said his party is against all sort of violence and demands the peaceful resolution to the issue.
    • Also, I think people did respond to police violence against peaceful protests.
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