Definition of tranquil in English:



  • Free from disturbance; calm.

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