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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: aequanimitas, from aequo animo 'with level mind'

equanimity

noun
     
eq‧ua‧nim‧i‧ty [uncountable]
formal calmness in the way that you react to things, which means that you do not become upset or annoyed:
He received the news with surprising equanimity.

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