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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Calm·ness, n. The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity; self-repose.
    The gentle calmness of the flood.   --Denham.
    Hes calmness was the repose of conscious power.   --E. Everett.
 Syn: -- Quietness; quietude; stillness; tranquillity; serenity; repose; composure; sedateness; placidity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems
           with composure and she with equanimity" [syn: composure,
            calm, equanimity] [ant: discomposure]
      2: an absence of strong winds or rain
      3: a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement
         [ant: agitation]