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1. calm

adjective. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] not agitated; without losing self-possession.

Synonyms

  • serene
  • composed
  • tranquil

Antonyms

  • lowborn
  • heavy
  • wild
  • intense

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Calm

  • schwalm
  • psalm
  • palme
  • palm
  • balm

How do you pronounce calm?

Pronounce calm as kɑm.

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Sentences with calm


1. Adjective
Mules also are available for park tours and are sometimes preferred for their calm temperaments and even footing.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mastiffs are often described as intelligent and calm, though they are also known for being territorial.

3. Verb, base form
A few spoonfuls of plain pumpkin can calm a dog's stomach.

Quotes about calm


1. If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.
- Xun Zi

2. The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.
- Cyril Connolly

3. I have so much chaos in my life, it's become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they're wrong.
- Tom Welling

2. calm

verb. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] make calm or still.

Synonyms

  • conciliate
  • gentle
  • mollify
  • quiet
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • calm down
  • gruntle
  • still
  • pacify
  • console
  • comfort
  • tranquilize
  • soothe
  • solace
  • reassure
  • assuage
  • appease
  • quieten
  • assure
  • lenify
  • placate

Antonyms

  • worry
  • irritate
  • abstain
  • worsen

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. calm

noun. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] steadiness of mind under stress.

Synonyms

  • calmness
  • assuredness
  • composure
  • equanimity
  • quiet
  • sang-froid
  • repose
  • placidity
  • disposition
  • aplomb
  • cool
  • tranquillity
  • temperament
  • tranquility
  • poise

Antonyms

  • steep
  • unkind
  • loud
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. calm

verb. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] make steady.

Synonyms

  • stabilize
  • steady
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • unquietly
  • moving
  • running

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. calm

verb. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.

Synonyms

  • mesmerize
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • tranquilize
  • affect
  • hypnotise
  • sedate
  • hypnotize

Antonyms

  • unquiet
  • agitated
  • ostentatious
  • disorder

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. calm

adjective. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] (of weather) free from storm or wind.

Synonyms

  • quiet
  • windless
  • peaceful
  • smooth
  • unruffled
  • still
  • tranquil
  • peaceable
  • placid

Antonyms

  • stormy
  • war
  • disagree
  • demote

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. calm

noun. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale.

Synonyms

  • current of air
  • Beaufort scale
  • wind
  • calm air
  • wind scale

Antonyms

  • louden
  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. calm

verb. ['ˈkɑːm, ˈkɑːlm'] become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation.

Synonyms

  • cool it
  • change state
  • cool off
  • turn
  • calm down
  • simmer down
  • settle down

Antonyms

  • comfortable
  • discomfort
  • uncomfortable
  • pain

Etymology

  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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