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Definition of "tranquil" []

  • Free from commotion or disturbance. See Synonyms at calm. (adjective)
  • Free from anxiety, tension, or restlessness; composed. (adjective)
  • Steady; even: a tranquil flame. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tranquil" in a sentence
  • "He considers "Curtis Island Light" one of his most colorful compositions, saying it has what he calls tranquil energy."
  • "For those who had just served with Ander's Army and fought at Monte Cassino, a new life in tranquil Wales offered some consolation for having been sold out at Yalta and cut off from their kin for two generatons by the Iron Curtain."
  • "With an elegant design, the recliner sofa designed by Arketipo Furniture comes in tranquil shades which are subtle rather than bright giving your living room a very futuristic look."