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equanimous

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwanɪməs
 
, iː-/

Definition of equanimous in English:

adjective

Calm and composed.
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.

Origin

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

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