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calmness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calmness  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calmness 
  n  1:  steadiness  of  mind  under  stress;  "he  accepted  their  problems 
  with  composure  and  she  with  equanimity"  [syn:  {composure}, 
  {calm},  {equanimity}]  [ant:  {discomposure}] 
  2:  an  absence  of  strong  winds  or  rain 
  3:  a  feeling  of  calm;  an  absence  of  agitation  or  excitement 
  [ant:  {agitation}] 




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