tranquil

  • 1 Tranquil — Tran quil, a. [L. tranquillus; probably fr. trans across, over + a word akin to quietus quiet: cf. F. tranquille. See {Quiet}.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 tranquil — (De or. inc.). m. Arq. Línea vertical. ☛ V. arco por tranquil …

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  • 3 tranquil — [traŋ′kwəl, tran′kwəl] adj. tranquiler or tranquiller, tranquilest or tranquillest [L tranquillus, calm, quiet, still < trans , beyond (see TRANS ) + base akin to quies, rest, calm, QUIET] 1. free from disturbance or agitation; calm, serene,… …

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  • 4 tranquil — index complacent, dispassionate, patient, peaceable, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 tranquil — (adj.) mid 15c., from L. tranquillus quiet (see TRANQUILITY (Cf. tranquility)). Related: Tranquilly …

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  • 6 tranquil — *serene, placid, *calm, peaceful, halcyon Analogous words: quiet, *still, silent, noiseless: *soft, gentle, mild: restful, *comfortable: *cool, composed, collected …

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  • 7 tranquil — [adj] quiet, peaceful agreeable, amicable, at ease, at peace, balmy, calm, collected, comforting, composed, cool, easy, easygoing, even, even tempered, gentle, halcyon, hushed, lenient, low, measured, mild, moderate, murmuring, pacific,… …

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  • 8 tranquil — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ free from disturbance; calm. DERIVATIVES tranquillity (also tranquility) noun tranquilly adverb. ORIGIN Latin tranquillus …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 tranquil — ► sustantivo masculino ARQUITECTURA Línea vertical, en especial la que marca o ha sido marcada por la plomada. * * * tranquil m. Constr. Línea *vertical o dirección de la plomada. V. «arco por tranquil». * * * tranquil. (De or. inc.). m. Arq …

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  • 10 tranquil — adjective /ˈtɹæŋ.kwɪl/ a) Free from emotional or mental disturbance. Some time passed before I felt tranquil even here: I had a vague dread that wild cattle might be near, or that some sportsman or poacher might discover me. b) Calm; without… …

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  • 11 tranquil — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ▪ The town looked tranquil in the evening sunlight. ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB …

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  • 12 tranquil — [[t]træ̱ŋkwɪl[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is tranquil is calm and peaceful. The tranquil atmosphere of The Connaught allows guests to feel totally at home... The place was tranquil and appealing. Syn: serene Derived words: tranquillity… …

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  • 13 tranquil — adjective Etymology: Middle English tranquill, from Latin tranquillus Date: 15th century 1. a. free from agitation of mind or spirit < a tranquil self assurance > b. free from disturbance or turmoil < a tranquil scene > 2. unvarying in aspect ; …

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  • 14 tranquil — tranquilly, adv. tranquilness, n. /trang kwil/, adj. 1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place. 2. free from or unaffected by disturbing emotions; unagitated; serene; placid: a tranquil life. [1595 1605;… …

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  • 15 tranquil — adjective 1) the lake s tranquil waters Syn: peaceful, calm, calming, still, serene, placid, restful, quiet, relaxing, undisturbed, limpid, pacific Ant: disturbed 2) …

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  • 16 tranquil — adjective 1) a tranquil village Syn: peaceful, calm, restful, quiet, still, relaxing, undisturbed 2) Martha smiled, perfectly tranquil Syn: calm, serene, relaxed, unruffled …

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  • 17 tranquil — tran•quil [[t]ˈtræŋ kwɪl[/t]] adj. 1) free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil village[/ex] 2) unaffected by disturbing emotions; serene; placid: a tranquil life[/ex] • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L tranquillus tran′quil•ly …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 tranquil — /ˈtræŋkwəl / (say trangkwuhl) adjective (tranquiller or, US, tranquiler, tranquillest or, US, tranquilest) 1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place. 2. free from or unaffected by disturbing emotions;… …

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  • 19 tranquil — tran|quil [ˈtræŋkwıl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: tranquillus] pleasantly calm, quiet, and peaceful ▪ a small tranquil village >tranquilly adv >tranquillity BrE tranquility AmE [træŋˈkwılıti] n [U] ▪ the tranquillity of the T …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 tranquil — tran|quil [ træŋkwıl ] adjective calm, still, and quiet: a tranquil setting/scene/village ╾ tran|quil|i|ty [ træŋ kwıləti ] noun uncount: a scene of peace and tranquility ╾ tran|quil|ly adverb …

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