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Definitions of calm

  1. make steady; " steady yourself"
  2. make calm or still; " quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  3. steadiness of mind under stress; " he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
  4. marked by freedom from agitation or excitement; " the rioters gradually became calm and slowly dispersed"
  5. ( of weather) free from storm or wind; " calm seas"
  6. not agitated; without losing self- possession; " spoke in a calm voice"; " remained calm throughout the uproar"
  7. characterized by absence of emotional agitation; " calm acceptance of the inevitable"; " remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; " a serene expression on her face"; " she became more tranquil"; " tranquil life in the country"
  8. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; " The patient must be sedated before the operation"
  9. become quiet or calm, esp. 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."
  10. 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."
  11. Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.
  12. To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds.
  13. To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions.
  14. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed.
  15. Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech.
  16. Stillness; serenity.
  17. To quiet; still; pacify.
  18. To become quiet; with down.
  19. Tranquil; still; undisturbed.
  20. Calmly.
  21. Calmness.
  22. Still or quiet: serene, tranquil.
  23. Absence of wind: repose: serenity.
  24. To make calm: to quiet.
  25. Absence of wind; serenity.
  26. Still; undisturbed.
  27. To become quiet.
  28. To still; soothe; tranquilize.
  29. Free from agitation; quiet; placid; serene.
  30. Tranquillity; stillness; serenity.
  31. Still; undisturbed; tranquil.
  32. The state of being calm.
  33. To still; to quiet.
  34. To become still.
  35. Still; quiet; tranquil; undisturbed.
  36. Stillness; quiet; repose; freedom from agitation or motion.
  37. To still; to quiet; to free from agitation; to pacify; to tranquillise.
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Usage examples for calm

  1. It is warm, I am alive, I am calm and sad, I hardly know why. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. When she had grown quite calm Anna continued: " You have not told me yet what name to give you, or shall I choose one for you?" – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  3. Nance alone seemed perfectly calm – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  4. As Elderkin called for " full" again, his face was as calm as that of a little child. – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  5. In that calm a voice spoke clearly, and said: Leave her! – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  6. I'll calm you down with me! – This World Must Die! by Horace Brown Fyfe
  7. The night was a calm one. – The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise by Margaret Burnham
  8. Ye'll haave t' be calm dear, before He'd come t' ye in aany way. – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  9. She will bring him back to calm reason." – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  10. Until that moment Daubrecq had remained quite calm – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  11. I had to calm her down, and she bowed over my hand when we parted. – The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Daviess
  12. " Why, look, daddy," the girl cried, " he's beginning to calm down!" – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  13. " It grew calm with the morning. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. Calm yourself again, I pray; for I will do your pleasure. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  15. " There is no danger yet," said Stoss to calm him. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  16. Calm yourself and wait until to- morrow. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  17. It's quiet and calm at Langrigg and I've worked hard. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  18. He is sleeping, they tell me, a calm natural sleep. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  19. " I have," was the calm reply. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. She was calm now, what with her rest of body, her decision of soul. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
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