tranquillity

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Etymology[edit]

tranquil +‎ -ity, from Middle English tranquillite, from Old French tranquillite, tranquilité, from Latin tranquilitas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /træŋˈkwɪlɪti/
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  • Hyphenation: tran‧quil‧li‧ty

Noun[edit]

tranquillity (usually uncountable, plural tranquillities)

  1. The state of being tranquil; peacefulness, the absence of disturbance or stress; serenity; calm.
    Synonyms: calm, peace, stillth

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  • The spelling tranquillity is more common in the UK (less common in the US), while tranquility is more common in the US (less common in the UK).

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