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1. equanimity

noun. ['ˌiːkwəˈnɪmɪti'] steadiness of mind under stress.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • agitation
  • bad weather
  • agitate
  • worry

Etymology

  • aequanimitas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Equanimity

  • unanimity
  • anonymity

How do you pronounce equanimity?

Pronounce equanimity as ˌikwəˈnɪmɪti.

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Sentences with equanimity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Buddha used two words to refer to equanimity, and each has a different meaning.

Quotes about equanimity


1. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

2. Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."(Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953)
- Albert Einstein

3. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
- C.G. Jung

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