Antonyms for calmness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kahm; older use kam; spelling pronunciation kahlm
Phonetic Transcription : kɑm; older use kæm; spelling pronunciation kɑlm

Definition of calmness

Origin :
  • 1510s, from calm (adj.) + -ness.
  • noun quietness
Example sentences :
  • Calmness, justice, and consideration should characterize our diplomacy.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Its calmness gave the impression of a wisdom behind it that had no existence.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • "Why, sure it's a Bear Cat," she said with the calmness of complete recovery.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • I rose from my chair, now in some measure restored to calmness and cold resolution.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • I said, sternly, but with a calmness which almost astonished me.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Calmness is imperative: to be as motionless as transient beings can.
  • Extract from : « Initiation into Philosophy » by Emile Faguet
  • His face possesses the two qualities of calmness and elegance.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • A calmness had set in and with it had come a clarification of his thought.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • He met death in that position, with the utmost composure and calmness.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers

Synonyms for calmness

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