Equanimity – meaning of the word and examples

Evenness of mind especially under stress. (Merriam – Webster)

Right disposition: Balance. (Merriam – Webster)

A calm mental state, especially after a shock or disappointment or in a difficult situation. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium. (Dictionary.com)

Calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Equanimity is a calm state of mind and attitude to life, so that you never lose your temper or become upset. (Collins Dictionary)


What is Equanimity?


Equanimity. Insight meditation centre.



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