Definitions for: Equanimity

[n] steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: calm, calmness, composure

Antonyms: discomposure

See Also: aplomb, assuredness, cool, disposition, placidity, poise, quiet, repose, sang-froid, self-possession, serenity, temperament, tranquility, tranquillity

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