What does the word pacific mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to peace; peaceable; calm.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Pacificly.

Usage examples for pacific

  1. The extensive wars which have taken place within the last forty years, as extensive and as deadly as any the world ever saw, are sometimes quoted in derision of those who believe, as I do, in the sober, steady growth of the pacific spirit among people of intelligence. – Modern Society by Julia Ward Howe