pacific

pacific

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English

Alternative forms

  • pacifick (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle French pacifique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pəˈsɪfɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪfɪk

Adjective

pacific (comparative more pacific, superlative most pacific)

  1. Calm, peaceful.
  2. Preferring peace by nature; avoiding violence.

Synonyms

  • (calm): See also Thesaurus:calm
  • (avoiding violence): nonviolent

Antonyms

  • (preferring peace in nature; avoiding violence): bellicose, militant, violent

Derived terms

  • Pacific Ocean

Related terms

  • pacify
  • pacifism
  • pacifist

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