tranquil [trang-kwil] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for tranquil on adjective

  1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place.
  2. free from or unaffected by disturbing emotions; unagitated; serene; placid: a tranquil life.

Origin of tranquil 1595–1605; earlier tranquill Latin tranquillus quiet, calm, stillRelated formstran·quil·ly, adverbtran·quil·ness, nounun·tran·quil, adjectiveun·tran·quil·ly, adverbun·tran·quil·ness, nounSynonyms for tranquil See more synonyms for on 1. See peaceful.Antonyms for tranquil 1. agitated. Related Words for tranquil temperate, 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.

    Nina Strochlic

    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

    Alice Cavanagh

    September 26, 2013

  • It is a tranquil moment, and my afternoon panic attack seems like ancient history.

    After War: Anger, Panic, and Sometimes Peace

    Benjamin Tupper

    June 26, 2013

  • Instead this tranquil moment is unexpectedly interrupted by the sensation of physical pain.

    After War: Anger, Panic, and Sometimes Peace

    Benjamin Tupper

    June 26, 2013

  • My tranquil training afternoon in room 107 is quickly morphing into a panic attack.

    After War: Anger, Panic, and Sometimes Peace

    Benjamin Tupper

    June 26, 2013

  • Historical Examples of tranquil

  • He said that “Europe can be tranquil only when France is satisfied.”

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870


  • 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

    Charles Dickens

  • There ought to have been a tranquil bark in such an anchorage, and there was.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • British Dictionary definitions for tranquil tranquil adjective

    1. calm, peaceful or quiet

    Derived Formstranquilly, adverbtranquilness, nounWord Origin for tranquil C17: from Latin tranquillus Word Origin and History for tranquil adj.

    mid-15c., from Latin tranquillus “quiet” (see tranquility). Related: Tranquilly.

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