Equanimity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Equanimity

the state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress

Short Example Sentences for Equanimity

  • 1. As she grew older this equanimity increased. 🔊
  • 2. Thus he reasoned until something of equanimity returned to him. 🔊
  • 3. Eliphalet's equanimity was far from shaken. 🔊
  • 4. Mr. Arnot's equanimity was again destined to be disturbed. 🔊
  • 5. But I preserved my equanimity and curtly ordered him to fill my glass again. 🔊
  • 6. Mr. Hopper, with his newly acquired equanimity and poise, startled her. 🔊
  • 7. But nothing could disturb the equanimity of Captain de Banyan. 🔊
  • 8. On the other hand, Mr. Hopper's equanimity was spoken of at the widow's table. 🔊
  • 9. That was the secret of her father's equanimity under her raillery. 🔊
  • 10. She, too, viewed with a certain equanimity the progress of her mother's fate. 🔊

How to use Equanimity in Sentences?

  • 1. They were less disturbing to his equanimity than the remarkable twitching of his fingers. 🔊
  • 2. I regained my equanimity when an orderly confided to me that the operation had been slight! 🔊
  • 3. I have at last attained the equanimity of mind necessary for philosophic thought. 🔊
  • 4. His soul overflows with peace and equanimity even where he censures and chides. 🔊
  • 5. The landlord had borne his fate with an equanimity almost deserving of admiration. 🔊
  • 6. Barrett, strangely enough, was jarred back to equanimity by the threat of that blow. 🔊
  • 7. His equanimity restored he went to the Pullman conductor and applied for a berth. 🔊
  • 8. Will the Chinese preserve their national equanimity and sanity in the face of such an attitude? 🔊
  • 9. It has long been foreseen and expected, and I have summoned up my equanimity to meet it. 🔊
  • 10. In equanimity they never dwell, By turns in soaring heaven, or vaulted hell! 🔊
  • 11. Heaven seemed to have decreed that this period should be filled with trials of my equanimity and fortitude. 🔊
  • 12. And his equanimity need not suffer from the contempt of those whom he understands better than they understand themselves. 🔊
  • 13. She could not understand the equanimity with which he received the news of his downfall from his former high position. 🔊
  • 14. One we know of regarded the going of the troops and the coming of the wounded with an equanimity truly philosophical. 🔊
  • 15. The events of the last hour were of a nature to disturb the equanimity of an existence less well ordered than his. 🔊
  • 16. I should like to have viewed the pious equanimity of this good man when he laid his hands on that whole bed of eels. 🔊
  • 17. The gypsies bore the pressure with the serene equanimity of cosmopolite superiority, smiling at provincial rawness. 🔊
  • 18. The peasantry saw their homesteads destroyed with equanimity when told that it would weaken France. 🔊
  • 19. He praises equanimity and cheerfulness, and these are best attained, he thinks, by moderation and simplicity. 🔊
  • 20. No wonder that they viewed with equanimity and perhaps with joy the beginning of the Vigilance movement of 1856. 🔊
  • 21. We need a settled equanimity of mind that does not deprive us of our animation, but saves us from the petty irritations of everyday life. 🔊
  • 22. I had no more inclination to laugh than to sigh; but I accepted the change of subject with an equanimity now habitual to me. 🔊
  • 23. He saw a tall blond man, bearded and tanned, with fine clear blue eyes that met his with the equanimity of the fearless. 🔊
  • 24. All his hopes were destroyed, and he reverted calmly to his old trade of stump orator, which he pursued with equanimity from 1839 till 1851. 🔊
  • 25. It was long before he could bring himself to bow to his fate, and accept with equanimity the painful lot of a poor, plain, commonplace man. 🔊