having or showing equanimity; even-tempered: It was difficult to remain equanimous in the face of such impertinence.
- e·quan·i·mous·ly, adverb
- e·quan·i·mous·ness, noun
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How to use equanimous in a sentence
Since I tend to do the traditional thing where I get depressed after a crappy race, I wondered how some people could be so equanimous after a bad day.
Even the calmest, most equanimous people benefit from at least occasional periods of excitement.
Equanimity would be distinct from magnanimity; Sokrates and Lysander would not properly be magnanimous but equanimous.Aristotle | George Grote
Such a speech as this from her equanimous cousin was literally without precedent.The Adventures of a Widow | Edgar Fawcett