tranquil

[ trang-kwil ]
/ ˈtræŋ kwɪl /

adjective

free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place.
free from or unaffected by disturbing emotions; unagitated; serene; placid: a tranquil life.

Nearby words

  1. tranfd.,
  2. trangam,
  3. trank,
  4. trannie,
  5. tranny,
  6. tranquility,
  7. tranquilize,
  8. tranquilizer,
  9. tranquillity,
  10. tranquillize

Origin of tranquil

1595–1605; earlier tranquill < Latin tranquillus quiet, calm, still

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British Dictionary definitions for tranquil

tranquil

/ (ˈtræŋkwɪl) /

adjective

calm, peaceful or quiet
Derived Formstranquilly, adverbtranquilness, noun

Word Origin for tranquil

C17: from Latin tranquillus

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Word Origin and History for tranquil

tranquil

adj.

mid-15c., from Latin tranquillus "quiet" (see tranquility). Related: Tranquilly.

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