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tranquillity

or tran·quil·i·ty

[trang-kwil-i-tee]
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noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for tranquillity

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • She has, at length, recovered peace of mind and tranquillity of conscience.

  • Detesting, as I did, tranquillity, I used to send my man-servant to copy the telegrams.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • Fandor found it almost impossible to recover his tranquillity of mind.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • And the apparent ignorance and tranquillity in which he found Constance completed his dismay.

    Fruitfulness

    Emile Zola

  • He began to hesitate, having an atrocious dread of risking his tranquillity.

    Therese Raquin

    Emile Zola


British Dictionary definitions for tranquillity

tranquillity

sometimes US tranquility

noun
  1. a state of calm or quietude
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