Meaning of tranquillity in English:


Pronunciation /traŋˈkwɪlɪti/

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(US tranquility)
mass noun
  • The quality or state of being tranquil; calm.

    ‘passing cars are the only noise that disturbs the tranquillity of rural life’
    • ‘Inside St Giles Church, all is cool tranquillity.’
    • ‘He said the extra volume of traffic would play havoc with the rural tranquillity of the area.’
    • ‘Needing time to recover, he sought out the tranquillity of his cousin's dairy farm in upstate New York.’
    • ‘All the tranquillity he ever knew he enjoyed in his old age.’
    • ‘Domestic tranquillity interested her much more than converting the unfaithful.’
    • ‘The moment you step off the boat, plane or helicopter, you are struck by the friendliness and tranquillity of the place.’
    • ‘People have long fled to the mountains in search of fresh air and tranquility.’
    • ‘The average person doesn't spend even 30 minutes a month in total silence and tranquility.’
    • ‘The main reason people come to visit the countryside is because of its beauty and tranquillity.’
    • ‘A reborn oasis of calm and tranquillity is springing up amid the hustle and bustle of Manchester.’
    • ‘Renowned as a haven of peace and tranquillity, its mystique is increased by its exclusivity, high prices and celebrity clientele.’
    • ‘However, his mood soon swings again when talk reverts to Rangers and the absolute tranquility of his life at present.’
    • ‘Her tranquility in mortal crisis was the starkest kind of contrast with her life, a life marred by needless psychological pain, no rest, no peace of mind.’
    • ‘The scene's silence and tranquillity gave the impression that you were suspended in space, looking down on the earth.’
    • ‘Even the breakup of the McClure's staff in 1906, which her diary reveals to have all but destroyed her, is recollected in tranquility.’
    • ‘Half a glass into the bottle, I began to quite enjoy the privacy we enjoyed, and we leisurely perused the comprehensive menu in tranquillity.’
    • ‘For women, this is often simply the continuation of home life and domestic tranquility that made up most of their lives.’
    • ‘And so back to the cool tranquillity of the office with a sandwich that seems oddly less appetising than during its purchase 10 minutes earlier.’
    • ‘Whereas peace came to both Schmeling and Cooney, Frazier is still looking for tranquility.’
    • ‘As you concentrate on the motions of your body, you develop a feeling of peace and tranquility.’
    peace, peacefulness, restfulness, repose, reposefulness, calm, calmness, quiet, quietness, quietude, silence, hush, noiselessness, stillness, serenity, sedateness, placidity, mildness
    calm, calmness, placidity, composure, coolness, cool-headedness, serenity, contentment, content, even-temperedness, self-possession, control, equanimity, unexcitability, unflappability, imperturbability, restraint, self-restraint, stoicism, sobriety, untroubledness
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