Equanimity Definition

ēkwə-nĭmĭ-tē, ĕkwə-
noun
The quality of remaining calm and undisturbed; evenness of mind or temper; composure.
Webster's New World
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.
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Other Word Forms of Equanimity

Noun

Singular:
equanimity
Plural:
equanimities

Origin of Equanimity

  • From French équanimité, from Latin aequanimitās (“calmness, equanimity”), from aequus (“even; calm; fair”) + animus (“mind, soul”) + -itās. Surface analysis is equ- +‎ animus +‎ -ity.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin aequanimitās from aequanimus even-tempered, impartial aequus even animus mind anə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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