tranquility


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tran·quil·i·ty

or tran·quil·li·ty  (trăng-kwĭl′ĭ-tē, trăn-)
n.
The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tranquility - a disposition free from stress or emotiontranquility - a disposition free from stress or emotion
calm, calmness, composure, equanimity - steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
ataraxia - peace of mind
2.tranquility - an untroubled statetranquility - an untroubled state; free from disturbances
order - established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
3.tranquility - a state of peace and quiettranquility - a state of peace and quiet    
calmness - a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement
peace of mind, ataraxis, peacefulness, repose, serenity, peace, heartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
easiness, relaxation - a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry; "the easiness we feel when sleeping"

tranquillity

or tranquility
noun
2. Lack of emotional agitation:
Translations

tranquility

n. tranquilidad, descanso.
References in classic literature ?
I had an absolute certainty that I should see again what I had already seen, but something within me said that by offering myself bravely as the sole subject of such experience, by accepting, by inviting, by surmounting it all, I should serve as an expiatory victim and guard the tranquility of my companions.
She had no such object for her lingering thoughts to fix on, she left no creature behind, from whom it would give her a moment's regret to be divided for ever, she was pleased to be free herself from the persecution of Lucy's friendship, she was grateful for bringing her sister away unseen by Willoughby since his marriage, and she looked forward with hope to what a few months of tranquility at Barton might do towards restoring Marianne's peace of mind, and confirming her own.
Besides this, as every great action bears its recompense with it, the brave exploit of D'Artagnan resulted in the restoration of the tranquility he had lost.
This silence intensified the tranquility of everything.
For two or three days the late event was the theme of general comment; after which the excitement gradually wore away, and the valley resumed its accustomed tranquility.
The party drove off in very good spirits; Sir Walter prepared with condescending bows for all the afflicted tenantry and cottagers who might have had a hint to show themselves, and Anne walked up at the same time, in a sort of desolate tranquility, to the Lodge, where she was to spend the first week.
Oh, I like the past, but I don't like critics," the old woman declared with her fine tranquility.
How coldly and pitilessly -- with what an even, calm intonation, presaging, and enforcing tranquility in the men -- with what accurately measured interval fell those cruel words:
We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Tarzan let him up, and in a few minutes all were back at their vocations, as though naught had occurred to mar the tranquility of their primeval forest haunts.
Satisfied on these great points and with tranquility everywhere, I too should have had my Congress and my Holy Alliance.
Tarzan was nearer to contentment than he had been since the peace and tranquility of his jungle had been broken in upon by the advent of the marooned Porter party.