Definition of Tranquillity

1. Noun. An untroubled state; free from disturbances.

Exact synonyms: Quiet, Tranquility
Generic synonyms: Order
Derivative terms: Tranquil



2. Noun. A state of peace and quiet.
Exact synonyms: Quietness, Quietude, Tranquility
Generic synonyms: Calmness
Specialized synonyms: Ataraxis, Heartsease, Peace, Peace Of Mind, Peacefulness, Repose, Serenity, Easiness, Relaxation
Derivative terms: Quiet, Quiet, Tranquil, Tranquil

3. Noun. A disposition free from stress or emotion.
Exact synonyms: Placidity, Quiet, Repose, Serenity, Tranquility
Generic synonyms: Calm, Calmness, Composure, Equanimity
Specialized synonyms: Ataraxia
Derivative terms: Placid, Quiet

Definition of Tranquillity

1. n. The quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; composure.

Definition of Tranquillity

1. Noun. the state of being tranquil ¹

2. Noun. the absence of disturbance; peacefulness ¹

3. Noun. the absence of stress; serenity ¹

4. Noun. the quality of calm such as that experienced in places with mainly natural features and activities, free from disturbance from manmade ones. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tranquillity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tranquillity

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Literary usage of Tranquillity

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

1. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain by William Hickling Prescott (1882)
"From that fatal hour— the bitter fruit of the jealousy of castes and the passions of the populace—an unbroken tranquillity reigned throughout the country; ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"The closing months of 1847 saw tranquillity restored in Portugal, but it was the tranquillity of exhaustion. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... whose passion was the love of power, and who neither desired present tranquillity nor future reputation. But he yielded, however reluctantly, ..."

4. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"... to the preservation of his own tranquillity—and informs Mr. Hartright that he may go."- I folded the letter up, and put it away with my other papers. ..."

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