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Meaning of CALMNESS

Pronunciation:  k'âmnus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
  2. [n]  a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement
  3. [n]  an absence of strong winds or rain

CALMNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: calm, composure, equanimity
 Antonyms: agitation, discomposure
 See Also: aplomb, assuredness, cool, coolness, disposition, feeling, good weather, imperturbability, imperturbableness, lull, placidity, placidity, placidness, poise, quiet, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, sang-froid, self-possession, serenity, stillness, temperament, tranquility, tranquility, tranquillity, tranquillity, windlessness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Calm"ness\, n.
The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity;

      The gentle calmness of the flood.        --Denham.

      Hes calmness was the repose of conscious power. --E.

Syn: Quietness; quietude; stillness; tranquillity; serenity;
     repose; composure; sedateness; placidity.

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