tranquillity

[trang-kwil-i-tee]
noun
quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; peacefulness; quiet; serenity.
Also, tranquility.


Origin:
1325–75; Middle English tranquillite < Latin tranquillitās. See tranquil, -ity

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tranquillity or sometimes (US) tranquility (træŋˈkwɪlɪtɪ)
 
n
a state of calm or quietude
 
tranquility or sometimes (US) tranquility
 
n

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tranquility
late 14c., from O.Fr. tranquilite (12c.), from L. tranquillitatem (nom. tranquillitas) "tranquilness," from tranquillus "tranquil," perhaps from trans- "over" (here in sense of "exceedingly") + a root related to quies "rest" (see quiet). Tranquilize formed in Eng. 1620s; tranquilizer
"sedative" is from 1824 (first reference is to ground ivy); in reference to one of a large group of anti-anxiety drugs, it is first recorded 1956.
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Example sentences
The more equal it is, the more heart there is in common which provides for the
  best defense, and ensures domestic tranquility.
Clay lines the bottom of the park's many waterways, creating a jade green
  color, symbolizing tranquility.
What these cabins lack in luxury, however, they make up for in relaxation and
  tranquility.
However, there are no telephones or televisions to distract guests from
  enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the island.
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