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equanimous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equanimous  \E*quan"i*mous\,  a.  [L.  aequanimus  fr  aequus  equal 
  +  animus  mind.] 
  Of  an  even  composed  frame  of  mind;  of  a  steady  temper;  not 
  easily  elated  or  depressed.  --Bp.  Gauden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equanimous 
  adj  :  in  full  control  of  your  faculties;  "the  witness  remained 
  collected  throughout  the  cross-examination";  "perfectly 
  poised  and  sure  of  himself";  "more  self-contained  and 
  more  dependable  than  many  of  the  early  frontiersmen"; 
  "strong  and  self-possessed  in  the  face  of  trouble" 
  [syn:  {collected},  {poised},  {self-collected},  {self-contained}, 
  {self-possessed}] 




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