adjective tran·quil \ˈtraŋ-kwəl, ˈtran-\

: quiet and peaceful

Full Definition of TRANQUIL

a :  free from agitation of mind or spirit <a tranquil self-assurance>
b :  free from disturbance or turmoil <a tranquil scene>
:  unvarying in aspect :  steady, stable
tran·quil·ly \-kwə-lē\ adverb
tran·quil·ness noun

Examples of TRANQUIL

  1. <the house was once again tranquil after the kids moved outside to play>
  2. <though she should have been upset, she felt oddly tranquil upon learning that she would not be receiving the scholarship>

Origin of TRANQUIL

Middle English tranquill, from Latin tranquillus
First Known Use: 15th century


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