a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.
Thus philosophy is only an apprenticeship of death, and not of life; it tends to death by its image, apathy and ataraxy.
Christianity and Greek Philosophy Benjamin Franklin Cocker
calmness or peace of mind; emotional tranquillity
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.”
atari company, computer A maker of arcade games, home video game systems, and home computers, especially during the 1970s and 1980s. Atari are best known for their range of 16- and 32-bit microcomputers, notable for having a built-in MIDI interface. As of February 1994 the range included the Atari 520ST, 1040ST, Mega ST, STe, STacy, […]
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atari st computer A personal computer released by Atari in 1985. The “ST” stands for “Sixteen/Thirty-two”, from the Motorola 68000’s 16-bit external bus and 32-bit processor. The original 520ST model had an external floppy drive and power supply whereas the 1040ST had them built-in. The 520 and later 520STFM came with 512 KB of RAM, […]
ataroth crowns. (1.) A city east of Jordan, not far from Gilead (Num. 32:3). (2.) A town on the border of Ephraim and Benjamin (Josh. 16:2, 7), called also Ataroth-adar (16:5). Now ed-Da’rieh. (3.) “Ataroth, the house of Joab” (1 Chr. 2:54), a town of Judah inhabited by the descendants of Caleb. Historical Examples To […]
a town in SW California. Contemporary Examples State mental-health officials said the move had been “inadvertent” and he was returned to Atascadero. What Aurora Victims Might Face if James Holmes Pleaded Insane Michael Daly July 31, 2012 Historical Examples At Atascadero one may see the maneuvering ground of a recent encampment of national guard and […]