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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: tranquillus

tranquil

adjective
     
tran‧quil
pleasantly calm, quiet, and peaceful:
a small tranquil village
tranquilly adverb
tranquillity British English ; tranquility American English noun [uncountable]
the tranquillity of the Tuscan countryside
WORD FOCUS: quiet WORD FOCUS: quiet
voice, sound: low , soft, muffled, hushed, subdued

place: peaceful, calm, sleepy, tranquil

completely quiet: silent, you could hear a pin drop

what you say when you want someone to be quiet: sh, shut up not polite, be quiet, keep it down BrE informal


See also
quiet

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