Definitions for equanimityˌi kwəˈnɪm ɪ ti, ˌɛk wə-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
e•qua•nim•i•tyˌi kwəˈnɪm ɪ ti, ˌɛk wə-(n.)
composure, esp. under tension or strain; evenness of temper.
Origin of equanimity:
1600–10; < L aequanimitās=aequ(us) (see equal ) +anim(us) mind, spirit, feelings +-itās -ity
composure, calm, calmness, equanimity(noun)
steadiness of mind under stress
"he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress.
Origin: From aequanimitas, from aequus + animus + -itas.
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
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