tranquility

noun

tran·​quil·​i·​ty tran-ˈkwi-lə-tē How to pronounce tranquility (audio)
traŋ-
variants US tranquility or chiefly British tranquillity
: the quality or state of being tranquil
the tranquility of the quiet countryside

Examples of tranquility in a Sentence

enjoyed the tranquility of the snow-covered field at dusk a psychotherapist valued for her tranquility and ability to listen a mountain climber who finds inner tranquility as he looks out from the edge of some lofty precipice
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tranquility was in the 14th century

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“Tranquility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tranquility. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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