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Today we take a look at the word: Calm.
adjective: calm; comparative adjective: calmer; superlative adjective: calmest
1.not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.“she had to keep calm at all costs”
(of a place) peaceful after violent activity.“the city was reported to be calm, but army patrols remained”
2.(of the weather) pleasantly free from wind.“the night was clear and calm”
synonyms: windless, still, tranquil, quiet, serene, peaceful, pacific, undisturbed, restful, balmy,halcyon“the night was clear and calm”
1.the absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.“his usual calm deserted him”
synonyms: composure, coolness, calmness, self-possession, sangfroid, presence of mind, poise,aplomb, self-control; More antonyms: anxiety
2.the absence of wind.“in the centre of the storm calm prevailed”
still air represented by force 0 on the Beaufort scale (less than 1 knot or 1 km/h).
an area of the sea without wind.plural noun: calms“flat calms”
verb: calm; 3rd person present: calms; past tense: calmed; past participle: calmed; gerund or present participle: calming
1.make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.“I took him inside and tried to calm him down“
(of a person) become tranquil and quiet.“gradually I calmed down and lost my anxiety”
synonyms: compose oneself, recover/regain one’s composure, control oneself, recover/regain one’s self-control, pull oneself together, keep one’s head, simmer down, cool down,cool off, take it easy; More antonyms: lose one’s temper
late Middle English: via one of the Romance languages from Greek kauma ‘heat (of the day)’.