Ataraxic



a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.
noun
calmness or peace of mind; emotional tranquillity
n.

also Englished as ataraxy, “calmness, impassivity,” c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek ataraxia “impassiveness,” from a-, privative prefix, + tarassein (Attic tarattein) “to disturb, confuse,” from PIE root *dher- “to make muddy, darken.”

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