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Meaning of EQUANIMITY

Pronunciation:  `eekwu'nimitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
 

EQUANIMITY is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: calm, calmness, composure
 
 Antonyms: discomposure
 
 See Also: aplomb, assuredness, cool, disposition, placidity, poise, quiet, repose, sang-froid, self-possession, serenity, temperament, tranquility, tranquillity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E`qua*nim"i*ty\, n. [L. aequanimitas, fr.
aequanimus: cf. F. ['e]quanimit['e]. See {Equanimous}.]
Evenness of mind; that calm temper or firmness of mind which
is not easily elated or depressed; patience; calmness;
composure; as, to bear misfortunes with equanimity.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accordance, aplomb, assurance, ataraxy, balance, calm, calmness, composure, confidence, consistency, consonance, constancy, continuity, coolness, correspondence, detachment, equability, equilibrium, equipoise, evenness, homogeneity, imperturbability, level head, levelheadedness, monolithism, persistence, phlegm, placidity, poise, possession, presence of mind, restraint, sangfroid, self-assurance, self-command, self-confidence, self-control, self-possession, self-restraint, serenity, stability, steadfastness, steadiness, tranquillity, uniformity, unity, unruffledness, well-regulated mind
 

 

 

 

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