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Meaning of TRANQUIL

Pronunciation:  'trangkwil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  free from disturbance; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"
  2. [adj]  characterized by absence of emotional agitation; "calm acceptance of the inevitable"; "remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"

TRANQUIL is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: calm, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, still, unruffled



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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

      A style clear, tranquil, easy to follow. --De Quincey.

Computing Dictionary

1966. ALGOL-like language with sets and other extensions, for the Illiac IV. "TRANQUIL: A Language for an Array Processing Computer", N.E. Abel et al, Proc SJCC 34 (1969).