a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.
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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.”


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