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Meaning of CALMNESS

Pronunciation:  k'âmnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\Calm"ness\, n.
The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity;
self-repose.

      The gentle calmness of the flood.        --Denham.

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

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

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abnegation, abstinence, ataraxia, ataraxy, awelessness, Buddha-like composure, calm, calm disposition, calm of mind, composure, conservatism, constraint, contemplation, continence, control, cool, cool head, coolheadedness, coolness, countenance, dispassion, easy mind, evenness, expectation, gentleness, golden mean, happy medium, icy calm, icy nerves, impartiality, imperturbability, imperturbation, indisturbance, inexcitability, iron nerves, judiciousness, juste-milieu, law and order, lenity, lucid stillness, marmoreal repose, meden agan, mental composure, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, nervelessness, nerves of steel, neutrality, nirvana, no nerves, nodding acceptance, nonamazedness, nonamazement, nonastonishment, nonmarveling, nonviolence, nonwonder, nonwondering, nothing in excess, order, orderliness, Oriental calm, pacifism, peace, peace and quiet, peace of mind, peacefulness, philosophic composure, philosophicalness, philosophy, phlegm, placidity, placidness, prudence, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quiet life, quiet mind, quietism, quietness, quietude, repose, rest, restfulness, restraint, sangfroid, satori, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, serenity, silence, silken repose, sleep, slumber, sobriety, soothingness, stability, steadiness, steady nerves, steady-handedness, stillness, strong nerves, temperance, temperateness, tranquillity, unamazedness, unamazement, unastonishment, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, unimpressibleness, unnervousness, unruffledness, unshakiness, unsurprise, unsurprisedness, untremulousness, via media, wise passiveness, wonderlessness
 

 

 

 

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