Meaning of CALM in English



Function: adjective

1 free from storm or rough activity FF1C; the wind died and the sea became calm FF1E;

Synonyms: halcyon, hushed, placid, quiet, still, stilly, untroubled

Related Words: inactive, quiescent, reposing, resting; pacific, smooth, tranquil, unruffled

Idioms: calm as a millpond, still as death

Contrasted Words: agitated, disturbed, perturbed, restless, turbulent, uneasy

Antonyms: stormy

2 free from mental or emotional distress or agitation FF1C; a man who remained calm under stress FF1E;

Synonyms: collected, composed, easy, easygoing, placid, poised, possessed, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, tranquil

Related Words: cool, imperturbable, laid-back, nonchalant, unflappable, unruffled; even-tempered, impassive, phlegmatic, steady; firm, stable, staunch

Contrasted Words: discomposed, disturbed, perturbed, upset; anxious, bothered, confused, nervous; fidgety, jittery, jumpy, shaky, tense

Antonyms: agitated

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