Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being calm; tranquillity; silence.
  • n. The product of being calm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity; self-repose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being calm.
  • n. Quietness; mildness; unruffled state of the mind, passions, or temper.
  • n. Synonyms Indifference, Insensibility, etc. (see apathy), quietude, serenity, repose, composure, placidness, peacefulness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an absence of strong winds or rain
  • n. a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement
  • n. steadiness of mind under stress

Etymologies

From calm +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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