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See definition of ataraxia on Dictionary.com
  • as inease
  • as inequanimity
  • as innaturalness
  • as intranquility
  • as inunceremoniousness
  • as inunrestraint

synonyms for ataraxia

  • calm
  • calmness
  • comfort
  • content
  • luxury
  • relaxation
  • satisfaction
  • serenity
  • affluence
  • contentment
  • easiness
  • gratification
  • happiness
  • inactivity
  • leisure
  • prosperity
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • repose
  • rest
  • restfulness
  • security
  • tranquility
  • bed of roses
  • idleness
  • inertia
  • inertness
  • peace of mind
  • requiescence
  • supinity
See also synonyms for: ataractic

antonyms for ataraxia

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  • agitation
  • discontent
  • unhappiness
  • action
  • activity
  • displeasure
  • dissatisfaction
  • disturbance
  • employment
  • misery
  • upset
  • woe
  • work
  • worry
  • difficulty
  • disquiet
  • effort
  • furor
  • strife
  • turmoil
  • uneasiness
  • unrest
  • agitation
  • excitement
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • fear
  • frustration
  • uncertainty
  • alarm
  • anxiety
  • discomposure
  • upset
  • worry
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How to use ataraxia in a sentence

When the sage realizes this, he will cease to prefer one course of action to another, and the result will be apathy, "ataraxia."
A CRITICAL HISTORY OF GREEK PHILOSOPHYW. T. STACE
The Sceptic in seeking ataraxia in the things of opinion, does not entirely escape from suffering from his sensations.
SEXTUS EMPIRICUS AND GREEK SCEPTICISMMARY MILLS PATRICK
Ataraxia came to the Sceptic as success in painting the foam on a horse's mouth came to Apelles the painter.
SEXTUS EMPIRICUS AND GREEK SCEPTICISMMARY MILLS PATRICK
The method, however, by which ataraxia or peace of mind could be reached, was peculiar to the Sceptic.
SEXTUS EMPIRICUS AND GREEK SCEPTICISMMARY MILLS PATRICK
The aim of Pyrrhonism was ataraxia in those things which pertain to opinion, and moderation in the things which life imposes.
SEXTUS EMPIRICUS AND GREEK SCEPTICISMMARY MILLS PATRICK
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