tranquility

[ trang-kwil-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF tranquility
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He did belong to somebody, after all; and Stineli's words had restored his tranquility.

When he spoke all was tranquility of attention, and every mouth was open to applaud.

Guadaloupe, however, was not at once reduced to a state of tranquility.

The return of tranquility after so much of tumult was startling.

Their fears vanished and tranquility returned to their countenances.

The peace and tranquility that innocence imparts to me will more than over-balance that.

He spent the night in tranquility, and expired in the morning.

The council has also charge of the interior police and tranquility of the village.

Tranquility returned, and it was the only violent emotion that mastered me.

He saw that she created at that Hempstead place an atmosphere of rest, of tranquility.

WORD ORIGIN

also tranquillity, late 14c., from Old French tranquilite (12c.), from Latin tranquillitatem (nominative tranquillitas) "tranquilness," from tranquillus "tranquil," perhaps from trans- "over" (here in its intensive sense of "exceedingly") + a root related to quies "rest" (see quiet (n.)).

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