Definition of tranquility in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtraNGˈkwilədē/
(also tranquillity)


The quality or state of being tranquil; calm: passing cars are the only noise that disturbs the tranquility of rural life
More example sentences
  • Inside St Giles Church, all is cool tranquillity.
  • He said the extra volume of traffic would play havoc with the rural tranquillity of the area.
  • Needing time to recover, he sought out the tranquillity of his cousin's dairy farm in upstate New York.
peace, peacefulness, restfulness, repose, calm, calmness, quiet, quietness, stillness
composure, calmness, serenity, peace;
equanimity, equability, placidity
informal cool, unflappability

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Syllabification: tran·quil·i·ty

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