Adjective "equanimous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɪˈkwanɪməs//iːˈkwanɪməs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Calm and composed.
  1. 'The Cardinal is anything but equanimous when it comes to contraception.'

Definitions

1. having or showing equanimity; even-tempered: It was difficult to remain equanimous in the face of such impertinence.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be equanimous about beauties."

"people can be equanimous."

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin aequanimus, from aequus ‘equal’ + animus mind.