Synonyms of calm in English:

calm


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adjective

1‘her voice was steady and she seemed very calm’

SYNONYMS

serene, tranquil, relaxed, unruffled, unperturbed, unflustered, undisturbed, unagitated, unmoved, unbothered, untroubled

equable, even-tempered, imperturbable, quiet, steady

placid, peaceful, sedate, unexcitable, impassive, dispassionate, unemotional, phlegmatic, stolid

composed, cool, collected, cool, calm, and collected, as cool as a cucumber, cool-headed, self-possessed, controlled, self-controlled, poised

informal unflappable, unfazed, together, laid-back, chilled

rare equanimous

ANTONYMS

excited, upset, nervous

2‘the night was clear and calm’

SYNONYMS

windless, still, tranquil, quiet, serene, peaceful, pacific, undisturbed, restful, balmy, halcyon

ANTONYMS

windy, stormy

3‘the calm waters of the lake’

SYNONYMS

tranquil, still, like a millpond, smooth, glassy, flat, motionless, waveless, unagitated, storm-free

literary stilly

ANTONYMS

rough, stormy


noun

1‘in the centre of the storm, calm prevailed’

SYNONYMS

tranquillity, stillness, calmness, quiet, quietness, quietude, peace, peacefulness, serenity, silence, hush

restfulness, repose

ANTONYMS

violence, unrest

2‘his usual calm deserted him’

SYNONYMS

composure, coolness, calmness, self-possession, sangfroid, presence of mind, poise, aplomb, self-control

serenity, tranquillity, equanimity, imperturbability, equability, placidness, placidity, impassiveness, impassivity, dispassion, phlegm, stolidity

informal cool, unflappability

rare ataraxy, ataraxia

ANTONYMS

anxiety


verb

1‘I took him inside and tried to calm him down’

SYNONYMS

soothe, pacify, placate, mollify, appease, conciliate

hush, lull, gentle, tranquillize

quell, allay, alleviate, assuage

Australian square off

rare dulcify

ANTONYMS

excite, upset

2‘she took a deep breath and forced herself to calm down’

SYNONYMS

compose oneself, recover one's composure, regain one's composure, control oneself, recover one's self-control, regain one's self-control, pull oneself together, keep one's head, simmer down, cool down, cool off, take it easy

British quieten down

informal get a grip, keep one's cool, play it cool, keep one's shirt on, wind down, come back down to earth

North American informal chill out, hang loose, stay loose, decompress

ANTONYMS

lose one's temper