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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek, mid-19th century


Aiming or aimed at peace.

Examples of Irenic in a sentence

"I try to read irenic poetry before bed, because it helps me sleep better."

"The yoga retreat was intended to put us all in a more irenic frame of mind."

About Irenic

Irenic originated from the Greek word "eirēnē," which means "peace." If you use this word, you are describing something serene.

Did you Know?

If you're trying to make your home environment more irenic, look into feng shui. This ancient Chinese practice aims to improve energy flow through small changes — such as making sure the path to your front door is always clear.

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