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Meaning of CALM

Pronunciation:  kâm

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
  2. [adj]  marked by freedom from agitation or excitement; "the rioters gradually became calm and slowly dispersed"
  3. [adj]  (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"
  4. [adj]  not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"
  5. [adj]  characterized by absence of emotional agitation; "calm acceptance of the inevitable"; "remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"
  6. [v]  cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
  7. [v]  make steady; "steady yourself"
  8. [v]  become quiet or calm, esp. after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
  9. [v]  make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

CALM is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: becalm, calm down, calmness, chill out, composed, composure, cool it, cool off, equanimity, lull, placid, quiet, quiet, quieten, sedate, serene, settle down, settled, simmer down, steady, still, still, tranquil, tranquilize, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillise, tranquillize, tranquillize, unagitated, undisturbed, unruffled, windless
 Antonyms: agitate, arouse, brace, charge, charge up, commove, discomposure, energise, energize, excite, perk up, rouse, stimulate, stormy, turn on
 See Also: aplomb, appease, assuage, assure, assuredness, change state, comfort, compose, conciliate, console, cool, disposition, gentle, gruntle, hypnotise, hypnotize, lenify, mesmerise, mesmerize, mollify, pacify, peaceful, placate, placidity, poise, quiet, reassure, repose, sang-froid, self-possession, serenity, solace, soothe, stabilise, stabilize, temperament, tranquility, tranquillity, turn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Calm\ (k[aum]m), n. [OE. calme, F. calme, fr. It. or Sp.
    calma (cf. Pg. calma heat), prob. fr. LL. cauma heat, fr. Gr.
    kay^ma burning heat, fr. kai`ein to burn; either because
    during a great heat there is generally also a calm, or
    because the hot time of the day obliges us seek for shade and
    quiet; cf. {Caustic}]
    Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation
    or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of
    winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.
          The wind ceased, and there was a great calm. --Mark.
                                                   iv. 39.
          A calm before a storm is commonly a peace of a man's
          own making.                              --South.
  2. \Calm\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calmed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Calming}.] [Cf. F. calmer. See {Calm}, n.]
    1. To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as,
       to calm the winds.
             To calm the tempest raised by Eolus.  --Dryden.
    2. To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or
       soothe, as the mind or passions.
             Passions which seem somewhat calmed.  --Atterbury.
    Syn: To still; quiet; appease; allay; pacify; tranquilize;
         soothe; compose; assuage; check; restrain.
  3. \Calm\ (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} (-[~e]r); super.
    {Calmest} (-[e^]st)]
    1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still;
       quiet; serene; undisturbed. ``Calm was the day.''
             Now all is calm, and fresh, and still. --Bryant.
    2. Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or
       excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech. ``Calm and
       sinless peace.'' --Milton. ``With calm attention.''
             Such calm old age as conscience pure And
             self-commanding hearts ensure.        --Keble.
    Syn: Still; quiet; undisturbed; tranquil; peaceful; serene;
         composed; unruffled; sedate; collected; placid.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are calm means a fulfilling life. You will find contentment and satisfaction in what you have. Dreaming that someone is trying to calm your down means that you will experience many setbacks if you continue to let your emotions run out of control.
Thesaurus Terms
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