This is a girl who loved to vacuum to calm her nerves and relax.
Just then, a calm young paramedic named Nick entered our bedroom.
"No Drama" Obama, in this respect, is more Washingtonian—projecting a calm steadiness of purpose and character.
What is more impressive is the narration: the calm, settled, often witty, always perceptive, tone of voice.
calm and composed, he said the police took them to a government-run hospital faraway and not to a better private hospital nearby.
She turned and looked at Moxy to calm the emotion to which she would not give scope.
Had he had a calm sea he could have raked that vessel without missing a shot.
The girl had recovered her calm, and I must say she bore herself well.
But only a calm setting to work to finish that reckless ship.
"You will hold the basin," said he, directing me with his calm, benignant eye.
late 14c., from Old French calme "tranquility, quiet," traditionally from Old Italian calma, from Late Latin cauma "heat of the mid-day sun" (in Italy, a time when everything rests and is still), from Greek kauma "heat" (especially of the sun), from kaiein "to burn" (see caustic). Spelling influenced by Latin calere "to be hot." Figurative application to social or mental conditions is 16c.
late 14c., from Old French calme, carme "stillness, quiet, tranquility," from the adjective (see calm (adj.)).
late 14c., from Old French calmer or from calm (adj.). Related: Calmed; calming.