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    calm

    calm - Dictionary definition and meaning for word calm

    Definition
    (noun) steadiness of mind under stress
    Synonyms : calmness , composure , equanimity
    Example Sentence
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
    Definition
    (noun) wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    Synonyms : calm air
    Definition
    (verb) make calm or still
    Example Sentence
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear
    Definition
    (verb) make steady
    Synonyms : becalm , steady
    Example Sentence
    • steady yourself
    Definition
    (verb) become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    Example Sentence
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
    Example Sentence
    • The patient must be sedated before the operation
    Definition
    (adj) not agitated; without losing self-possession
    Synonyms : serene , tranquil , unagitated
    Example Sentence
    • spoke in a calm voice
    • remained calm throughout the uproar
    • he remained serene in the midst of turbulence
    • a serene expression on her face
    • she became more tranquil
    • tranquil life in the country
    Definition
    (adj) (of weather) free from storm or wind
    Example Sentence
    • calm seas
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