Definition of Tranquil

1. Adjective. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves. "Unruffled water"




2. Adjective. Not agitated; without losing self-possession. "Tranquil life in the country"
Exact synonyms: Calm, Serene, Unagitated
Similar to: Composed
Derivative terms: Calm, Calmness, Calmness

Definition of Tranquil

1. a. Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is tranquil.

Definition of Tranquil

1. Adjective. Free from emotional or mental disturbance. ¹

2. Adjective. Calm; without motion or sound. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tranquil

1. free from disturbance [adj -QUILER, -QUILEST or -QUILLER, -QUILLEST]

Medical Definition of Tranquil

1. Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is tranquil. "A style clear, tranquil, easy to follow." (De Quincey) Origin: L. Tranquillus; probably fr. Trans across, over + a word akin to quietus quiet: cf. F. Tranquille. See Quiet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tranquil

tranked
tranking
tranks
trankum
trankums
trannel
trannels
trannie
trannies
tranq
tranqed
tranqing
tranqs
tranquil (current term)
tranquiler
tranquilest
tranquilise
tranquilised
tranquiliser
tranquilisers
tranquilises
tranquilising
tranquilities
tranquility
tranquilize
tranquilized
tranquilizer
tranquilizers

Literary usage of Tranquil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"He turned now with a .lover's thirst to images of tranquil skies, fresh meadows; cool brooks—an existence of soft and eternal peace. ..."

2. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Surely a mild, a compliant, an unutterably tranquil and harmless old lady ? But enough, perhaps, for the present, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"tranquil like a summer cloud Which, having rained itself to a tardy peace, ... tranquil as the clear moonlight, that woos the palms on Orient shores. ..."

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