Definition of tranquil in English:

tranquil

adjective

  • Free from disturbance; calm.

    ‘her tranquil gaze’
    ‘the sea was tranquil’
    • ‘Travelling on it is leisurely, not intruded on by fumes or traffic jams; in short, a tranquil delight.’
    • ‘Trees have been planted around the theatre to keep it cool, tranquil and beautiful.’
    • ‘The stadium crowd exploded, temporarily breaking the peace in the tranquil city park.’
    • ‘Great minds such as ours must be serene and tranquil in order to remain above the fray.’
    • ‘It has many areas of stunning beauty and places that are truly tranquil and serene.’
    • ‘Its rooms are clustered around tranquil pools and set in acres of tropical gardens.’
    • ‘To get to the falls you stroll through a tranquil fruit, herb, and flower garden.’
    • ‘Neighbours have clubbed together to turn their back alley into a tranquil garden and play area.’
    • ‘On the other hand the sea has an amazingly calming and tranquil effect when the waters are calm.’
    • ‘Today was the first time I walked around its tranquil little garden and surveyed its moat.’
    • ‘In the distance, at the top of the picture, tranquil blues and greys stretch away to Paradise or the Pacific.’
    • ‘Only calm remained, as still and tranquil as the ocean after a tempestuous storm.’
    • ‘The mood is tranquil and tolerant and mistakes in this garden are just accepted.’
    • ‘We pushed on through tranquil meadows and dense pine forest, steep terraces and the occasional traverse.’
    • ‘I strolled through the financial district, amazed by how tranquil, clean, and pleasant it all was.’
    • ‘I would turn in my bed and, facing the barren wall, see clearly that far world as tranquil and still.’
    • ‘Nights at the marina were tranquil and there were some spiders resting in their webs under the starry sky.’
    • ‘Try to present a tranquil and composed appearance to your team as they will benefit from your good vibes.’
    • ‘Tai chi is calm and tranquil, and lacks the glamour or flashiness of aerobics.’
    • ‘The food was delicious, the wine imbibed with much vigour and the ambience tranquil yet mellow, hearty yet calm.’
    peaceful, restful, reposeful, calm, quiet, still, serene, placid, relaxing, soothing, undisturbed, idyllic, halcyon, mild, pleasant
    calm, placid, composed, relaxed, at peace, cool, cool, calm, and collected, cool-headed, serene, even-tempered, self-possessed, controlled, unexcitable, unflappable, unruffled, unperturbed, imperturbable, undisturbed, unagitated, dispassionate, stoical, sober, unemotional, untroubled, pacific
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Origin

Late Middle English: from French tranquille or Latin tranquillus.

Pronunciation

tranquil

/ˈtraŋkwɪl/