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 presence of arts organizations in the building, including the museum’s space, creates a sense of tranquility for clients of the Cleveland Family Center for Missing Children and Adults, for example. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Cleveland Museum of Art’s new Community Arts Center endows West Side with a powerful new cultural amenity," 30 Apr. 2021 Dear Distraught: If your only child has an addiction disorder, total peace and tranquility are probably not in the cards for you. Amy Dickinson, oregonlive, "Ask Amy: Son’s addiction issues cast a wide net," 19 Apr. 2021 Dear Distraught: If your only child has an addiction disorder, total peace and tranquility are probably not in the cards for you. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, "Two perspectives on addiction and recovery," 19 Apr. 2021 Distraught Grandparents: If your only child has an addiction disorder, total peace and tranquility are probably not in the cards for you. Washington Post, "Ask Amy: Two perspectives on addiction and recovery," 19 Apr. 2021 This 12,000-square-foot, three-story temple of tranquility — lavish without being glitzy — is done up in organic materials and artful Balinese imports. Anne Bratskeir, Travel + Leisure, "Celebrities Love This Ultra-secluded Costa Rican Estate — Here's How to Rent Your Own Villa," 10 Apr. 2021 England said a period of tranquility would be welcome if the market is becoming saturated. al, "Many Alabama gun stores feel the heat as demand again soars," 2 Apr. 2021 Tunnel vision can impede your tranquility, happiness and productivity. Bryan Robinson, Forbes, "10 Solutions For Remote Workers To Maintain Balance And Mitigate Work/Home Clashes," 10 Apr. 2021 The award-winning spa has rave reviews, and a tea lounge adds to the tranquility. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, "Las Vegas Travel Guide," 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of tranquility

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Tranquility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tranquility. Accessed 14 May. 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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