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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition free from stress or emotion; A state of peace and quiet; An untroubled state.

Usage examples (39)
  • But with a people who have once tasted the sweets of liberty, this kind of tranquillity is short.
  • This is another version of emotion recollected in tranquillity (Wordsworth, Wordsworth 598).
  • A great poet has defined poetry to be 'emotion recollected in tranquillity.'
  • He thoroughly enjoyed his leisure, but he was not long left in tranquillity. for more
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