Definition of equanimous in English:

equanimous

adjective

  • Calm and composed.

    • ‘Experience tends to be more vivid at medium levels and more equanimous at deep levels, whether it is hypnosis or meditation.’
    • ‘The Cardinal is anything but equanimous when it comes to contraception.’
    • ‘I'm not saying they were always equanimous but they had more equanimity than I had, less anxiety than I had.’
    calm, equable, serene, composed, cool, calm, and collected, placid, untroubled, peaceful, peaceable, tranquil, gentle, mild, phlegmatic, imperturbable, unexcitable
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Origin

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

Pronunciation

equanimous

/ɪˈkwanɪməs//iːˈkwanɪməs/