tranquillity

or tran·quil·i·ty

[ trang-kwil-i-tee ]
/ træŋˈkwɪl ɪ ti /

noun

quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; peacefulness; quiet; serenity.

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Origin of tranquillity

1325–75; Middle English tranquillite<Latin tranquillitās.See tranquil, -ity
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tranquillity

sometimes US tranquility

/ (træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ) /

noun

a state of calm or quietude
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