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Peace vs. Calm

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Peacenoun

A state of tranquility, quiet, and harmony; absence of violence. For instance, a state free from civil disturbance.

‘Our lounge strives to maintain an environment of peace for the comfort of our customers.’;

Calmadjective

(of a person) Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.

Peacenoun

A state free of oppressive and unpleasant thoughts and emotions.

‘The safety equipment will give me some peace of mind.’;

Calmadjective

(of a place or situation) Free of noise and disturbance.

Peacenoun

Harmony in personal relations.

Calmadjective

(of water) with few or no waves on the surface; not rippled.

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Peacenoun

A state free of war, in particular war between different countries.

‘My boy, this peace is what all true warriors strive for.’;

Calmadjective

Without wind or storm.

Peaceinterjection

(archaic) Shut up!, silence!; be quiet, be silent.

Calmnoun

(in a person) The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.

Peaceinterjection

(slang) Shortened form of peace out; goodbye.

Calmnoun

(in a place or situation) The state of being calm; absence of noise and disturbance.

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Peaceverb

(neologism) To make peace; to put at peace; to be at peace.

Calmnoun

A period of time without wind.

Peaceverb

(slang) To peace out.

Calmverb

(transitive) To make calm.

‘to calm a crying baby’; ‘to calm the passions’;

Peacenoun

A state of quiet or tranquillity; freedom from disturbance or agitation; calm; repose

Calmverb

(intransitive) To become calm.

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Peaceverb

To make or become quiet; to be silent; to stop.

‘When the thunder would not peace at my bidding.’;

Calmnoun

Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.

‘The wind ceased, and there was a great calm.’; ‘A calm before a storm is commonly a peace of a man's own making.’;

Peacenoun

the state prevailing during the absence of war

Calmverb

To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds.

‘To calm the tempest raised by Eolus.’;

Peacenoun

harmonious relations; freedom from disputes;

‘the roommates lived in peace together’;

Calmverb

To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions.

‘Passions which seem somewhat calmed.’;

Peacenoun

the absence of mental stress or anxiety

Calmadjective

Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed.

‘Now all is calm, and fresh, and still.’;

Peacenoun

the general security of public places;

‘he was arrested for disturbing the peace’;

Calmadjective

Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech.

‘Such calm old age as conscience pureAnd self-commanding hearts ensure.’;

Peacenoun

a treaty to cease hostilities;

‘peace came on November 11th’;

Calmnoun

steadiness of mind under stress;

‘he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity’;

Peace

Peace is a concept of societal friendship and harmony in the absence of hostility and violence. In a social sense, peace is commonly used to mean a lack of conflict (such as war) and freedom from fear of violence between individuals or groups.

Calmverb

make calm or still;

‘quiet the dragons of worry and fear’;

Calmverb

make steady;

‘steady yourself’;

Calmverb

become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation;

‘After the fight both men need to cool off.’; ‘It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.’;

Calmverb

cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to;

‘The patient must be sedated before the operation’;

Calmadjective

not agitated; without losing self-possession;

‘spoke in a calm voice’; ‘remained calm throughout the uproar’;

Calmadjective

characterized by absence of emotional agitation;

‘calm acceptance of the inevitable’; ‘remained serene in the midst of turbulence’; ‘a serene expression on her face’; ‘she became more tranquil’; ‘tranquil life in the country’;

Calmadjective

(of weather) free from storm or wind;

‘calm seas’;

Calmadjective

marked by freedom from agitation or excitement;

‘the rioters gradually became calm and slowly dispersed’;

Calmadjective

not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions

‘she had to keep calm at all costs’; ‘his voice was calm’;

Calmadjective

(of a place) peaceful after violent activity

‘the city was reported to be calm, but army patrols remained’;

Calmadjective

(of the weather) pleasantly free from wind

‘the night was clear and calm’;

Calmadjective

(of the sea) not disturbed by large waves

‘a dead calm sea’;

Calmnoun

the absence of strong emotions; calm feelings

‘his usual calm deserted him’;

Calmnoun

the absence of violent activity in a place

‘the elections proceeded in an atmosphere of relative calm’; ‘an edgy calm reigned in the capital’;

Calmnoun

the absence of wind

‘in the centre of the storm calm prevailed’;

Calmnoun

still air represented by force 0 on the Beaufort scale (less than 1 knot or 1 km/h).

Calmnoun

an area of the sea without wind

‘flat calms’;

Calmverb

make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe

‘I took him inside and tried to calm him down’;

Calmverb

(of a person) become tranquil and quiet

‘gradually I calmed down and lost my anxiety’;

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