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tran·quil

 (trăng′kwəl, trăn′-)
adj.
1. Free from commotion or disturbance: a tranquil lake; a tranquil evening.
2. Free from anxiety, tension, or restlessness; composed: a tranquil mind. See Synonyms at calm.
3. Steady; even: a tranquil flame.

[Middle English tranquill, from Latin tranquillus; see kweiə- in Indo-European roots.]

tran′quil·ly adv.
tran′quil·ness n.

tranquil

(ˈtræŋkwɪl)
adj
calm, peaceful or quiet
[C17: from Latin tranquillus]
ˈtranquilly adv
ˈtranquilness n

tran•quil

(ˈtræŋ kwɪl)

adj.
1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil village.
2. unaffected by disturbing emotions; serene; placid: a tranquil life.
[1595–1605; < Latin tranquillus]
tran′quil•ly, adv.
tran′quil•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tranquil - (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"
calm - (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"
2.tranquil - not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"

tranquil

tranquil

adjective
1. Motionless and undisturbed:
2. Not excited or emotionally agitated:
Translations
هادئ، ساكِن
klidný
rolig
rólegur, friîsæll
raminamasis vaistas
mierīgsrāms

tranquil

[ˈtræŋkwɪl] ADJtranquilo, calmo

tranquil

[ˈtræŋkwɪl] adjtranquille

tranquil

adjruhig, friedlich, still; lifefriedlich, ohne Aufregung; mind, appearanceruhig, gelassen; musicruhig, sanft; persongelassen, ausgeglichen

tranquil

[ˈtræŋkwɪl] adjtranquillo/a

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.

tranquil

a. tranquilo-a, sereno-a.
References in classic literature ?
Her paradise was not a tranquil one, for the little woman fussed, was over-anxious to please, and bustled about like a true Martha, cumbered with many cares.
The schoolhouse being deserted soon fell to decay, and was reported to be haunted by the ghost of the unfortunate pedagogue and the plough-boy, loitering homeward of a still summer evening, has often fancied his voice at a distance, chanting a melancholy psalm tune among the tranquil solitudes of Sleepy Hollow.
It was a pleasure at these moments to feel myself tranquil and justified; doubtless, perhaps, also to reflect that by my discretion, my quiet good sense and general high propriety, I was giving pleasure-- if he ever thought of it
It was a bright, tranquil evening when the boat stopped at the wharf at Louisville.
It was a tranquil scene, and restful to the weary eye and the jaded spirit.
Here are a couple of her expositions which were delivered with tranquil confidence:
The motion of a raft is the needful motion; it is gentle, and gliding, and smooth, and noiseless; it calms down all feverish activities, it soothes to sleep all nervous hurry and impatience; under its restful influence all the troubles and vexations and sorrows that harass the mind vanish away, and existence becomes a dream, a charm, a deep and tranquil ecstasy.
THE sun rose upon a tranquil world, and beamed down upon the peaceful village like a benediction.
Her face was made of heav- enly smiles, and her voice of tranquil music.
She felt as if the spring would not pass without bringing a crisis, an event, a something to alter her present composed and tranquil state.
It did not seem as if a prop were withdrawn, but rather as if a motive were gone: it was not the power to be tranquil which had failed me, but the reason for tranquillity was no more.
I took her hand in mine, and we went out of the ruined place; and, as the morning mists had risen long ago when I first left the forge, so, the evening mists were rising now, and in all the broad expanse of tranquil light they showed to me, I saw no shadow of another parting from her.