V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: calm, peaceful, and undisturbed

Synonyms: peaceful, calm, composed, gentle, mild, pleasing, undisturbed, serene, placid

Antonyms: agitated, rough, wild

Tips: Tranquil is derived from the Latin trans, "beyond" and quies, "rest." The root word shares the same origin with the word "quiet." The related noun tranquility is a state of calm and peace. Tranquil is synonymous with serene and placid. Tranquil is used to describe peaceful and quiet environments, while placid can be used to describe a person's calm and peaceful temperament. Serene can be used for both and is often used to describe something that is both clear and peaceful, as in the "serene sky."

Usage Examples:

Central Park is one of the few tranquil places in New York City. (peaceful, undisturbed)

We floated in the tranquil water of the local pond. (gentle, calm, pleasing)

Blaring music from the neighbor's house ruined the tranquility of my home. (peacefulness, quiet) noun

My daily meditation practice helps me to have a tranquil temperament. (peaceful, calm, composed, serene)

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