What does equanimity mean?

Definitions for equanimityˌi kwəˈnɪm ɪ ti, ˌɛk wə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. composure, calm, calmness, equanimity(noun)

    steadiness of mind under stress

    "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"


  1. equanimity(Noun)

    The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress.

  2. Origin: From aequanimitas, from aequus + animus + -itas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equanimity(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. aequanimitas, fr. aequanimus: cf. F. quanimit. See Equanimous.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Equanimity

    ē-kwa-nim′i-ti, n. equality or evenness of mind or temper.—adj. Equan′imous.—adv. Equan′imously. [L. æquanimitasæquus, equal, animus, the mind.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equanimity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equanimity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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