tranquility

The noun tranquility means "a state of peace and quiet," like the tranquility you feel at the shore of a quiet lake or inside a beautiful cathedral.

Tranquility can also describe a person's disposition. How do you reach tranquility? Make peace with yourself, your life, and the people who drive you crazy. Tranquility can also come from spending time alone, like reading in front of the fireplace on a snowy afternoon. Meditation and yoga can help bring tranquility, by clearing your mind of constant worries.

DEFINITIONS OF: tranquility

1

n an untroubled state; free from disturbances

Synonyms:
quiet, tranquillity
Type of:
order
established customary state (especially of society)

n a state of peace and quiet

Synonyms:
quietness, quietude, tranquillity
Types:
ataraxis, heartsease, peace, peace of mind, peacefulness, repose, serenity
the absence of mental stress or anxiety
easiness, relaxation
a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
dreaminess, languor
a relaxed comfortable feeling
Type of:
calmness
a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement

n a disposition free from stress or emotion

Synonyms:
placidity, quiet, repose, serenity, tranquillity
Types:
ataraxia
peace of mind
Type of:
calm, calmness, composure, equanimity
steadiness of mind under stress

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