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[trang-kwil-i-tee] /træŋˈkwɪl ɪ ti/
quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; peacefulness; quiet; serenity.
Also, tranquility.
Origin of tranquillity
1325-75; Middle English tranquillite < Latin tranquillitās. See tranquil, -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mimic the ocean's tranquillity by choosing a palette consisting of shades of one color.
  • But they did not hold their despotism in tranquillity.
  • Countless poems have been wrung out of emotion recollected in tranquillity.
  • Rock concerts aren't generally known for their thought-provoking tranquillity.
  • Immerse yourself in tranquillity at the former, royal prosperity at the latter.
  • There was an aura of tranquillity and serenity and isolation from the world's turmoil.
  • In both cathedrals and crystals there's a sense of permanence and tranquillity that transcends the buzz of surface life.
  • The tranquillity at this hotel is one of its highlights.
  • Until the precipitous gorges yield a lake of tranquillity.
  • Instead of tranquillity and peace they lived in an atmosphere of endless war.
British Dictionary definitions for tranquillity


a state of calm or quietude
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