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equanimity

noun [U] uk   /ˌek.wəˈnɪm.ɪ.ti/ us    /-t̬i/ formal
a calm mental state, especially after a shock or disappointment or in a difficult situation: He received the news of his mother's death with remarkable equanimity. Three years after the tragedy she has only just begun to regain her equanimity.Patient and uncomplaining
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