- 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.
Origin of tranquil
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Antonyms for tranquil
Related Words for tranquiltemperate, serene, pastoral, easygoing, balmy, tame, gentle, mild, placid, sedate, stable, sober, restful, amicable, calm, agreeable, collected, comforting, composed, cool
Examples from the Web for tranquil
Contemporary Examples of tranquil
In the daylight hours, Greyfriars Kirkyard is a beautiful place for a tranquil stroll, revealing only hints of its bloody past.Welcome to the Most Haunted Graveyard in the World. Safety Not Guaranteed.
October 31, 2013
The mood overall was tranquil and positive, and the set, which was covered in ivy, looked like an enchanted garden.At Balenciaga, Short & Sweet
September 26, 2013
It is a tranquil moment, and my afternoon panic attack seems like ancient history.
Instead this tranquil moment is unexpectedly interrupted by the sensation of physical pain.
My tranquil training afternoon in room 107 is quickly morphing into a panic attack.
Historical Examples of tranquil
He said that "Europe can be tranquil only when France is satisfied."
Meanwhile, the 3rd Brigade had passed a tranquil night at Nawagai.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
"The housekeeping is enough," she answered, with her tranquil smile.Questionable Shapes
William Dean Howells
And peace of mind, deep, tranquil peace of mind, was in Tom's heart.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
There ought to have been a tranquil bark in such an anchorage, and there was.A Tale of Two Cities
- calm, peaceful or quiet
Word Origin for tranquil
mid-15c., from Latin tranquillus "quiet" (see tranquility). Related: Tranquilly.