Definitions for tranquilˈtræŋ kwɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tran•quilˈtræŋ kwɪl(adj.)

  1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm:

    a tranquil village.

  2. unaffected by disturbing emotions; serene; placid:

    a tranquil life.

Origin of tranquil:

1595–1605; < L tranquillus

tran′quil•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(adj)

    (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

    "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"

  2. calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil(adj)

    not agitated; without losing self-possession

    "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tranquil(adjective)ˈtræŋ kwɪl

    quiet and peaceful

    a tranquil setting in the hills

Wiktionary

  1. tranquil(Adjective)

    Free from emotional or mental disturbance.

  2. tranquil(Adjective)

    Calm; without motion or sound.

  3. Origin: From tranquillus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tranquil(adj)

    quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is tranquil

Freebase

  1. Tranquil

    Tranquil is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Mississippi. Tranquil is located at 33°56′32″N 88°35′58″W / 33.94222°N 88.59944°W north of Aberdeen on U.S. Route 45.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

tranquil(adjective)

quiet; peaceful

Life in the country is not always tranquil.

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