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TRANQUILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tranquility mean? 

TRANQUILITY (noun)
  The noun TRANQUILITY has 3 senses:

1. a disposition free from stress or emotion
2. an untroubled state; free from disturbances
3. a state of peace and quiet

  Familiarity information: TRANQUILITY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANQUILITY (noun)


Sense 1tranquility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition free from stress or emotion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

serenity; tranquility; placidity; repose; tranquillity; quiet

Hypernyms ("tranquility" is a kind of...):

calm; calmness; composure; equanimity (steadiness of mind under stress)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tranquility"):

ataraxia (peace of mind)


Sense 2tranquility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An untroubled state; free from disturbances

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

tranquillity; quiet; tranquility

Hypernyms ("tranquility" is a kind of...):

order (established customary state (especially of society))


Sense 3tranquility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of peace and quiet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

quietude; tranquillity; quietness; tranquility

Hypernyms ("tranquility" is a kind of...):

calmness (a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tranquility"):

ataraxis; heartsease; peace; peace of mind; peacefulness; repose; serenity (the absence of mental stress or anxiety)

easiness; relaxation (a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry)


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