Words nearby ataraxia
Origin of ataraxia
OTHER WORDS FROM ataraxiaat·a·rac·tic [at-uh-rak-tik] /ˌæt əˈræk tɪk/, at·a·rax·ic, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for ataraxia
The method, however, by which ataraxia or peace of mind could be reached, was peculiar to the Sceptic.
The aim of Pyrrhonism was ataraxia in those things which pertain to opinion, and moderation in the things which life imposes.
When the sage realizes this, he will cease to prefer one course of action to another, and the result will be apathy, "ataraxia."A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
Ataraxia came to the Sceptic as success in painting the foam on a horse's mouth came to Apelles the painter.