tran·​quil·​i·​ty | \ tran-ˈkwi-lə-tē How to pronounce tranquility (audio) , traŋ- \
variants: US tranquility or chiefly British tranquillity

Definition of tranquility

: the quality or state of being tranquil the tranquility of the quiet countryside

Examples of tranquility in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Police in the Indian capital Delhi have also registered cases against Sharma and several others accused of disrupting public tranquility and incitement, according to a tweet from the Delhi police's official Twitter account. Helen Regan And Esha Mitra, CNN, 10 June 2022 As a result, a monastic tranquility continues to pervade the sprawling complex. Paul Jebara, Forbes, 4 July 2022 Finally, there's the tranquility hanging in the air, not due to the lack of visitors, of which there are plenty, but because these vast rolling fields seem to absorb all noise. Hafsa Khalil, CNN, 30 June 2022 Designed to evoke tranquility, each room incorporates soothing materials such as green onyx, panels of leather and embroidered silk. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 June 2022 Savor the fresh air and tranquility while picnicking, fishing, hiking or mountain biking. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Chron, 29 May 2022 Located on four contiguous parcels of land, this property has a park-like setting that creates a feeling of peace and tranquility. James Alexander And James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 10 July 2022 There's also a tranquility pool (for adults) along with a whirlpool. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 Our peace and tranquility have been attacked by the enemies of the people. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 5 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tranquility

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Tranquility.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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