[ trang-kwil ]
/ ˈtræŋ kwɪl /


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.


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Origin of tranquil

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

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British Dictionary definitions for tranquilly

/ (ˈtræŋkwɪl) /


calm, peaceful or quiet

Derived forms of tranquil

tranquilly, adverbtranquilness, noun

Word Origin for tranquil

C17: from Latin tranquillus
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