tranquil Definition

  • 1free from disturbance; calm
  • 2not agitated; without losing self-possession

Using tranquil: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tranquil" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The lake was tranquil and peaceful.

  • Example

    She felt tranquil and relaxed after her yoga class.

  • Example

    The tranquil atmosphere of the park helped him clear his mind.

  • Example

    The house was situated in a tranquil location, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

tranquil Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for tranquil

Antonyms for tranquil

Phrases with tranquil

  • a drug that has a calming or sedative effect


    The doctor prescribed a tranquilizer to help him sleep.

  • calm and still water


    The tranquil waters of the lake reflected the surrounding trees beautifully.

  • a state of mind that is free from stress and anxiety


    Meditation helps achieve a tranquil mind.

Origins of tranquil

from Latin 'tranquillus', meaning 'calm'


Summary: tranquil in Brief

The term 'tranquil' [ˈtræŋkwɪl] refers to a state of calmness and freedom from disturbance. It can describe a peaceful environment, such as 'The lake was tranquil and peaceful,' or a person's emotional state, such as 'She felt tranquil and relaxed after her yoga class.' 'Tranquil' can also be used in phrases like 'tranquilizer,' which refers to a drug that has a calming effect.