Definition of Equanimous

1. Adjective. In full control of your faculties. "Strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"

Exact synonyms: Collected, Poised, Self-collected, Self-contained, Self-possessed
Similar to: Composed
Derivative terms: Equanimity



Definition of Equanimous

1. a. Of an even, composed frame of mind; of a steady temper; not easily elated or depressed.

Definition of Equanimous

1. Adjective. Calm and composed; of stable disposition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equanimous

equalizers
equalizes
equalizing
equalizing dividend
equall
equalled
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equally
equalness
equals
equals sign
equals signs
equangular
equanimities
equanimity
equanimous (current term)
equant
equants
equatability
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equation
equation division
equational
equationally
equationlike
equations

Literary usage of Equanimous

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1. The Discourse on the All-Embracing Net of Views: The Brahmajala Sutta and by Bodhi, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Gautama Buddha (1992)
"Cy., the term "impermanent" applies to equanimous feeling, or all feeling, and signifies the suffering inherent in formations; the term "suffering" applies ..."

2. A Danish-English Dictionary by James Stephen Ferrall, ├×orleifur Gu├░mundsson Repp (1845)
"... adj. equanimous ; -faa, adj. likewise , the same ; equally, as; ... equilateral ; -fintet, adj. of the same mind, of one mind; equanimous; ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1869)
"safe, moderate, conciliatory ; equanimous in a high degree, by no means magnanimous ; capable of bearing unruffled almost all the provocations of Canning's ..."

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