What is the meaning of calm?


  • Steadiness of mind under stress.
    • usage: "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
  • Wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale.



  • Not agitated; without losing self-possession.
    • usage: "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"
  • Of weather. ( free from storm or wind)
    • usage: "calm seas"
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APAWordNet. (2010). calm. Retrieved May 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/calm/definitions/1170120
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MLAWordNet. "calm" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 May 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/calm/definitions/1170120>
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