Origin of ataraxia
Related Words for ataraxycomposure, coolness, aplomb, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, confidence, self-possession, peace, poise, steadiness, patience, detachment, calm, imperturbability, phlegm, placidity, assurance, cool, ataraxia
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Historical Examples of ataraxy
Thus philosophy is only an apprenticeship of death, and not of life; it tends to death by its image, apathy and ataraxy.Christianity and Greek Philosophy
Benjamin Franklin Cocker
Word Origin for ataraxia
also Englished as ataraxy, "calmness, impassivity," c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek ataraxia "impassiveness," from a-, privative prefix, + tarassein (Attic tarattein) "to disturb, confuse," from PIE root *dher- "to make muddy, darken."