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EtymologyEdit

From Old French tranquilite, from Latin tranquillitās, from tranquillus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /træŋˈkwɪlɪti/
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  • Hyphenation: tran‧quil‧li‧ty

NounEdit

tranquillity (usually uncountable, plural tranquillities)

  1. the state of being tranquil
  2. the absence of disturbance; peacefulness
  3. the absence of stress; serenity
  4. the quality of calm such as that experienced in places with mainly natural features and activities, free from disturbance from manmade ones.

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  • More common spelling in the UK; less common in the US.

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