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1. calmness

noun. ['ˈkɑːmnəs, ˈkɑːlmnəs'] steadiness of mind under stress.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • worry
  • louden
  • loud

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • calm (English)
  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Calmness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word calmness


1. Noun, singular or mass
They will help to promote a sense of calmness, and may also improve your balance and coordination.

2. Verb, base form
Over time, he’ll learn that aggression produces a negative outcome and calmness a positive one.

Quotes containing the word calmness


1. Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships.
- Adam S. McHugh

2. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

3. Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.
- Patañjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

2. calmness

noun. ['ˈkɑːmnəs, ˈkɑːlmnəs'] an absence of strong winds or rain.

Synonyms

  • quiet
  • lull
  • good weather
  • windlessness

Antonyms

  • wild
  • unquiet
  • agitated
  • stormy

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • calm (English)
  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. calmness

noun. ['ˈkɑːmnəs, ˈkɑːlmnəs'] a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • imperturbability
  • quietness
  • placidity
  • quietude
  • tranquillity
  • imperturbableness
  • coolness
  • tranquility

Antonyms

  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound
  • unpeaceful

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • calm (English)
  • calme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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