Tranquil vs Unflappable - What's the difference?

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Tranquil is a related term of unflappable.


As adjectives the difference between tranquil and unflappable

is that tranquil is free from emotional or mental disturbance while unflappable is remaining composed and level-headed at all times; unswayed by adversity or excitement; impossible to fluster; not becoming frustrated or irritated easily.

tranquil

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Free from emotional or mental disturbance.
  • * 1847 , , chapter XXVIII
  • Some time passed before I felt tranquil even here: I had a vague dread that wild cattle might be near, or that some sportsman or poacher might discover me.
  • Calm; without motion or sound.
  • * 1921 , Douglas Wilson Johnson, Battlefields of the World War, Western and Southern Fronts: A Study in Military Geography , page 262
  • that the streams which did form were clear and tranquil' because fed by perennial springs from the underground supply; and that in their ' tranquil waters extensive peat bogs formed.

    Synonyms

    * (free from emotional disturbance) calm, peaceful, serene, steady * peaceful

    Antonyms

    * (free from emotional disturbance) agitated

    unflappable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Remaining composed and level-headed at all times; unswayed by adversity or excitement; impossible to fluster; not becoming frustrated or irritated easily.
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  • Synonyms

    * (remaining composed under pressure) collected, cool, even-keeled

    Antonyms

    * (remaining composed under pressure) flappable