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Word of the Day 03/09/16 Equanimity

Equanimity (noun)
equanimity [ee-kwuh-nim-i-tee, ek-wuh-]


noun
1. mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium.

Synonyms
serenity, self-possession, aplomb.

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Antonyms
panic, disquiet, discomposure, agitation.

Origin: 1600-10; < Latin aequanimitās, equivalent to aequ (us) even, plain, equal + anim (us) mind, spirit, feelings + -itās -ity

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