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Meaning of calm

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a
             calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he
             remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene
             expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil";
             "tranquil life in the country" [syn: {calm},
             {unagitated}, {serene}, {tranquil}]
      2: (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas" [ant:
      n 1: steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their
           problems with composure and she with equanimity" [syn:
           {composure}, {calm}, {calmness}, {equanimity}] [ant:
      2: wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
         [syn: {calm air}, {calm}]
      v 1: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
           [syn: {calm}, {calm down}, {quiet}, {tranquilize},
           {tranquillize}, {tranquillise}, {quieten}, {lull}, {still}]
           [ant: {agitate}, {charge}, {charge up}, {commove},
           {excite}, {rouse}, {turn on}]
      2: make steady; "steady yourself" [syn: {steady}, {calm},
      3: become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation;
         "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a
         while after the baby was born for things to settle down
         again." [syn: {calm}, {calm down}, {cool off}, {chill out},
         {simmer down}, {settle down}, {cool it}]
      4: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to;
         "The patient must be sedated before the operation" [syn:
         {sedate}, {calm}, {tranquilize}, {tranquillize},
         {tranquillise}] [ant: {arouse}, {brace}, {energise},
         {energize}, {perk up}, {stimulate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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