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tranquil

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tranquil

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar the house was once again tranquil after the kids moved outside to play Synonyms of tranquil arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, still, stilly, quietWords Related to tranquil noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms of tranquil crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms of tranquil boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from emotional or mental agitation though she should have been upset, she felt oddly tranquil upon learning that she would not be receiving the scholarship Synonyms of tranquil collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, calm, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedWords Related to tranquil even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized (also tranquillized)Near Antonyms of tranquil anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms of tranquil agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset

  3. 3 free from storms or physical disturbance drifting dreamily through tranquil seas Synonyms of tranquil halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, still, stilly, calm, untroubledWords Related to tranquil balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms of tranquil blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms of tranquil agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

Synonym Discussion of tranquil

calm, tranquil, serene, placid, peaceful mean quiet and free from disturbance. calm often implies a contrast with a foregoing or nearby state of agitation or violence.
    • the protests ended, and the streets were calm again
tranquil suggests a very deep quietude or composure.
    • the tranquil beauty of a formal garden
serene stresses an unclouded and lofty tranquility.
    • watched the sunset of a serene summer's evening
placid suggests an undisturbed appearance and often implies a degree of complacency.
    • remained placid despite the criticism
peaceful implies a state of repose in contrast with or following strife or turmoil.
    • grown peaceful in old age

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