tranquillity


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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.

tranquillity

(træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ) or

tranquility

n
a state of calm or quietude

tran•quil•li•ty

or tran•quil•i•ty

(træŋˈkwɪl ɪ ti)

n.
the quality or state of being tranquil.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tranquillity - an untroubled statetranquillity - an untroubled state; free from disturbances
order - established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
2.tranquillity - a state of peace and quiettranquillity - 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"
3.tranquillity - a disposition free from stress or emotiontranquillity - 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

tranquillity

tranquillity

or tranquility
noun
2. Lack of emotional agitation:
Translations
هُدوء، سُكون
klid
ro
ró, friîsæld
sakinlik

tranquillity

tranquility (US) [træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ] Ntranquilidad f, calma f

tranquillity

[træŋˈkwɪləti] ntranquillité f

tranquillity

, (US) tranquility
nRuhe f, → Friedlichkeit f, → Stille f; (of life)Friede m; (of mind)Gelassenheit f; (of music)Sanftheit f; (of person)Gelassenheit f, → Ausgeglichenheit f; the tranquillity of the homedie friedliche Atmosphäre des Hauses; he was soothed by the tranquillity of the musicdie sanfte Musik beruhigte ihn

tranquillity

tranquility (Am) [træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ] ntranquillità f inv

tranquil

(trӕŋkwil) adjective
quiet; peaceful. Life in the country is not always tranquil.
ˈtranquilly adverb
tranˈquillity noun
ˈtranquillizer, ˈtranquilliser noun
a drug especially a pill to calm the nerves or cause sleep. He took a tranquillizer.

tranquillity is spelt with two ls.
References in classic literature ?
This contemptuous tranquillity on the part of an occupant of the house, in response to the butcher's indefatigable efforts to attract notice, so piqued the man of flesh that he determined to withdraw.
A small brook glides through it, with just murmur enough to lull one to repose; and the occasional whistle of a quail or tapping of a woodpecker is almost the only sound that ever breaks in upon the uniform tranquillity.
The sudden exclamations of the crew must have alarmed the whale; and ere the boats were down, majestically turning, he swam away to the leeward, but with such a steady tranquillity, and making so few ripples as he swam, that thinking after all he might not as yet be alarmed, Ahab gave orders that not an oar should be used, and no man must speak but in whispers.
When Miss Ophelia entered the kitchen Dinah did not rise, but smoked on in sublime tranquillity, regarding her movements obliquely out of the corner of her eye, but apparently intent only on the operations around her.
When I converse with the freest of my neighbors, I perceive that, whatever they may say about the magnitude and seriousness of the question, and their regard for the public tranquillity, the long and the short of the matter is, that they cannot spare the protection of the existing government, and they dread the consequences to their property and families of disobedience to it.
Not a sound disturbed the deep tranquillity of the night, except the distant roar of streams which rush from the high plateau of the St.
But neither geography nor tranquillity could come all at once, and Emma was now in a humour to resolve that they should both come in time.
I was silent; Helen had calmed me; but in the tranquillity she imparted there was an alloy of inexpressible sadness.
However, Catherine would hot be persuaded into tranquillity.
The luxurious tranquillity of the scene; the cool fragrance of flowers and perfumes in the atmosphere; the rapt attitude of Magdalen, absorbed over her reading; the monotonous regularity of movement in the maid's hand and arm, as she drew the comb smoothly through and through her mistress's hair -- all conveyed the same soothing impression of drowsy, delicious quiet.
Although her face was quite bright and happy, there was a tranquillity about it, and about her - a quiet, good, calm spirit - that I never have forgotten; that I shall never forget.
Nothing disturbed the tranquillity of the Castle, but the occasional tumbling open of John and Miss Skiffins: which little doors were a prey to some spasmodic infirmity that made me sympathetically uncomfortable until I got used to it.