Definition of equanimous in English:


Line breaks: equani|mous
Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwanɪməs
, iː-/


  • Calm and composed.
    More example sentences
    • The Cardinal is anything but equanimous when it comes to contraception.
    • I'm not saying they were always equanimous but they had more equanimity than I had, less anxiety than I had.
    • Experience tends to be more vivid at medium levels and more equanimous at deep levels, whether it is hypnosis or meditation.


mid 17th century: from Latin aequanimus, from aequus 'equal' + animus mind.

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