Definition of Calmness

1. Noun. Steadiness of mind under stress. "He accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

Exact synonyms: Calm, Composure, Equanimity
Generic synonyms: Disposition, Temperament
Specialized synonyms: Aplomb, Assuredness, Cool, Poise, Sang-froid, Placidity, Quiet, Repose, Serenity, Tranquility, Tranquillity
Derivative terms: Calm, Calm, Calm, Calm, Compose, Equanimous
Antonyms: Discomposure



2. Noun. An absence of strong winds or rain.
Generic synonyms: Good Weather
Specialized synonyms: Stillness, Windlessness, Lull, Quiet
Derivative terms: Calm

3. Noun. A feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement.
Generic synonyms: Feeling
Specialized synonyms: Placidity, Placidness, Coolness, Imperturbability, Imperturbableness, Quietness, Quietude, Tranquility, Tranquillity
Antonyms: Agitation
Derivative terms: Calm

Definition of Calmness

1. n. The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity; self- repose.

Definition of Calmness

1. Noun. The state of being calm; tranquillity; silence. ¹

2. Noun. The product of being calm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calmness

1. the state of being calm [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Calmness

calme
calmecac
calmecacs
calmed
calmed down
calmer
calmers
calmest
calmeth
calmier
calmiest
calming
calming down
calmingly
calmly
calmness (current term)
calmnesses
calmodulin
calmodulin-binding proteins
calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IV kinase
calmodulins
calms
calms down
calmy
calnexin
calo
calomel
calomel electrode
calomels
calophyllolide

Literary usage of Calmness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... s,n4 calmness—The Flagon of Duke Eric—The Elector anc Spalatin—The Emperor's Message—Proposal to violate the Safe conduct—Violent Opposition—Enthusiasm ..."

2. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"The proverb condemns thoughtless, passionate resentment, and enjoins calmness and deliberateness in the face of insult. It does not condemn self-defence, ..."

3. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"Then his temper is so manly and cheerful, and with all his seeming calmness and suspense, has a sufficient portion of that vice of admiration which it is ..."

4. Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey (1836)
"It is naturally apt to fill the mind with calmness and tranquillity, and to lay all its turbulent passions at rest. ..."

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