calmness

[ kahm; older use kam; spelling pronunciation kahlm ]SEE DEFINITION OF calmness

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Calmness, justice, and consideration should characterize our diplomacy.

Its calmness gave the impression of a wisdom behind it that had no existence.

"Why, sure it's a Bear Cat," she said with the calmness of complete recovery.

I rose from my chair, now in some measure restored to calmness and cold resolution.

I said, sternly, but with a calmness which almost astonished me.

Calmness is imperative: to be as motionless as transient beings can.

His face possesses the two qualities of calmness and elegance.

He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance.

A calmness had set in and with it had come a clarification of his thought.

He met death in that position, with the utmost composure and calmness.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, from calm (adj.) + -ness.

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