tranquility

noun
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 The upcoming five to six weeks may give you a chance to take charge of your life and achieve peace and tranquility. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 21 June 2021 How is the peace and tranquility of Malibu influencing your music? Steve Baltin, Forbes, 20 June 2021 Mixed with the pep of yellow, the color simultaneously brings tranquility and cheerfulness to a space. Marisa Spyker, Southern Living, 28 May 2021 Located off the eastern coast of Africa, The Seychelles’ 115 granite and coral islands represent an archipelago of timeless beauty, tranquility and harmony. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 23 Mar. 2021 Peace and tranquility can be restored within a relationship. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 28 May 2021 For others, the morning is a time of peace and tranquility — a time to slowly get out of bed and enjoy the cool morning air and a hot cup of coffee. Dave Dabbah, Forbes, 26 May 2021 The freedom to move around even a few miles, to take advantage of the mountains and the sea, but mainly the tranquility. Julia Buckley, CNN, 25 May 2021 But Johnson, noting the tranquility of pandemic life, disagrees. Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2021

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First Known Use of tranquility

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2021

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“Tranquility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tranquility. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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tranquility

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tranquility

: the quality or state of being quiet and peaceful

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