What does tranquillity mean?

Definitions for tranquillity
træŋˈkwɪl ɪ titran·quil·li·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tranquillity, tranquility, quietnoun

    an untroubled state; free from disturbances

  2. tranquillity, tranquility, quietness, quietudenoun

    a state of peace and quiet

  3. repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquilitynoun

    a disposition free from stress or emotion


  1. tranquillitynoun

    the state of being tranquil

  2. tranquillitynoun

    the absence of disturbance; peacefulness

  3. tranquillitynoun

    the absence of stress; serenity

  4. tranquillitynoun

    the quality of calm such as that experienced in places with mainly natural features and activities, free from disturbance from manmade ones.

  5. Etymology: From the tranquillité, from the tranquillitas, from tranquillus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tranquillitynoun

    Quiet; peace of mind; peace of condition; freedom from perturbation.

    Etymology: tranquillitas, Latin; tranquillite, Fr.

    Leave off,
    To let a weary wretch from her due rest,
    And trouble dying souls tranquillity. Fairy Qu. b. ii.

    You can scarce imagine any hero passing from one stage of life to another with so much tranquillity, so easy a transition, and so laudable a behaviour. Alexander Pope.


  1. tranquillity

    Tranquillity is a state of peace, calmness, and serenity. It is a condition where there is absence of disturbance or agitation, often associated with relaxation, contentment, and mental or emotional wellbeing. It's often used to describe serene environments, like quiet forests or peaceful beaches, but can also refer to an inner state of calm and composure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tranquillitynoun

    the quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; composure


  1. Tranquillity

    Tranquillity is a census-designated place in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 799 at the 2010 census, down from 813 at the 2000 census. Tranquillity High School is the only high school in Tranquillity. Tranquillity is located 10 miles southeast of Mendota, at an elevation of 164 feet.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquillity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquillity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of tranquillity in a Sentence

  1. James Madison:

    The danger of disturbing the public tranquillity by interesting too strongly the public passions, is a still more serious objection against a frequent reference of constitutional questions to the decision of the whole society.

  2. Charlotte Brontë:

    It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

  3. Charlotte Bronte:

    It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity they must have action and they will make it if they cannot find it.

  4. Seif Sharif Hamad:

    Zanzibar will likely experience violence in the coming future after enjoying peace and tranquillity over the past five years.

  5. P. J. O'Rourke:

    The preamble to the Constitution states We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare... It doesn't say guarantee the general welfare. And it certainly doesn't say give welfare benefits to all the people in the country who aren't doing so well even if the reason they aren't doing so well is because they're sitting on their butts in front of the TV.

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