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equanimity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equanimity  \E`qua*nim"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  aequanimitas  fr 
  aequanimus:  cf  F.  ['e]quanimit['e].  See  {Equanimous}.] 
  Evenness  of  mind;  that  calm  temper  or  firmness  of  mind  which 
  is  not  easily  elated  or  depressed;  patience;  calmness; 
  composure;  as  to  bear  misfortunes  with  equanimity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equanimity 
  n  :  steadiness  of  mind  under  stress;  "he  accepted  their  problems 
  with  composure  and  she  with  equanimity"  [syn:  {composure}, 
  {calm},  {calmness}]  [ant:  {discomposure}] 




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