tranquillity

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From the French tranquillité, from the Latin tranquillitās, from tranquillus.

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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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