Equanimity is defined as being calm and maintaining your emotions, especially in bad situations.
An example of equanmity is when you react calmly when you are given bad news about your health or your job.
the quality of remaining calm and undisturbed; evenness of mind or temper; composure
Origin of equanimityClassical Latin aequanimitas ; from aequanimis ; from aequus, even, plain + animus, the mind: see animal
The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
Origin of equanimityLatin aequanimitas, from aequanimus, even-tempered, impartial : aequus, even + animus, mind; see an&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural equanimities)