Equanimity meaning

ēkwə-nĭmĭ-tē, ĕkwə-
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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The quality of remaining calm and undisturbed; evenness of mind or temper; composure.
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The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
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The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress.
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Origin of equanimity

  • 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

  • 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