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/ træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ /


  1. a state of calm or quietude

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Example Sentences

I preferred her so rather than in that Madonna-like tranquillity which stirred the depths of my heart.

There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.

She brought with her that special presence and tranquillity as she sat speaking with his wife.

They slowed, and the rushing sound gave way to a hush that made the crystalline tranquillity complete.

The volunteers and guerilla battalions were consequently disbanded, not a day too soon for the tranquillity of the city.

Accustomed to the bustle and hurry of a soldier's life, he was too old to acquire the tastes of a life of tranquillity.

Indeed, 'we have laid upon him various arduous tasks touching the state of the country, and especially its tranquillity.'

During all this time nothing could exceed the tranquillity which prevailed in England.

His art brings rest and tranquillity to the wearied and despairing, and she did not speak again until they had reached the house.