WOTD: equanimity

equanimity • \E-kw&-'ni-m&-tE\ • noun
1 :
evenness of mind especially under stress <nothing could disturb his equanimity>
: right disposition : balance <physical equanimity>
Source: http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/equanimity
Example sentence:
“When one is happy, one can look at both comedy and tragedy with equanimity.”
— Phillip Lopate, Totally, Tenderly, Tragically
Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/2006/12/28.html


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