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 ?
The one thing he wished for was rest, tranquillity, and freedom.
So artfully can this people dissemble their sentiments that we had not been able hitherto to distinguish our real from our pretended favourers; but as soon as this Prince began to give evident tokens of his hatred, even in the lifetime of the Emperor, we saw all the courtiers and governors who had treated us with such a show of friendship declare against us, and persecute us as disturbers of the public tranquillity, who had come into Aethiopia with no other intention than to abolish the ancient laws and customs of the country, to sow divisions between father and son, and preach up a revolution.
She laughed a little, quite good-naturedly, and with the sort of tranquillity obvious in all she did--a tranquillity which soothed and suited me singularly, at least I thought so that evening.
Henry Crawford had trifled with her feelings; but she had very long allowed and even sought his attentions, with a jealousy of her sister so reasonable as ought to have been their cure; and now that the conviction of his preference for Maria had been forced on her, she submitted to it without any alarm for Maria's situation, or any endeavour at rational tranquillity for herself.
England needs tranquillity at home, in order to consummate the expulsion of her king; France needs tranquillity to establish on solid foundations the throne of her young monarch.
If this rule were always observed; if no man allowed any pursuit whatsoever to interfere with the tranquillity of his domestic affections, Greece had not been enslaved, Caesar would have spared his country, America would have been discovered more gradually, and the empires of Mexico and Peru had not been destroyed.
If, in addition to the consideration of a plurality of civil lists, we take into view the number of persons who must necessarily be employed to guard the inland communication between the different confederacies against illicit trade, and who in time will infallibly spring up out of the necessities of revenue; and if we also take into view the military establishments which it has been shown would unavoidably result from the jealousies and conflicts of the several nations into which the States would be divided, we shall clearly discover that a separation would be not less injurious to the economy, than to the tranquillity, commerce, revenue, and liberty of every part.
But it is impossible to hold with such tranquillity states constituted like that of France.
There is the "Sea of Serenity," over which the young girl bends; "The Lake of Dreams," reflecting a joyous future; "The Sea of Nectar," with its waves of tenderness and breezes of love; "The Sea of Fruitfulness;" "The Sea of Crises;" then the "Sea of Vapors," whose dimensions are perhaps a little too confined; and lastly, that vast "Sea of Tranquillity," in which every false passion, every useless dream, every unsatisfied desire is at length absorbed, and whose waves emerge peacefully into the "Lake of Death
At present I mean only to consider it as it respects security for the preservation of peace and tranquillity, as well as against dangers from FOREIGN ARMS AND INFLUENCE, as from dangers of the LIKE KIND arising from domestic causes.
Phileas Fogg gazed at the tempestuous sea, which seemed to be struggling especially to delay him, with his habitual tranquillity.
These distractions and distresses about the time have worried me so much that I was afraid my mind was so much affected that I never would have any appreciation of time again; but when I noticed how handy I was yet about comprehending when it was dinner-time, a blessed tranquillity settled down upon me, and I am tortured with doubts and fears no more.