Calming



without rough motion; still or nearly still:
a calm sea.
not windy or stormy:
a calm day.
free from excitement or passion; tranquil:
a calm face; a calm manner.
freedom from motion or disturbance; stillness.
Meteorology. wind speed of less than 1 mile per hour (0.447 m/sec).
freedom from agitation, excitement, or passion; tranquillity; serenity:
She faced the possibility of death with complete calm.
to make calm:
He calmed the excited dog.
to become calm (usually followed by down).
Contemporary Examples

Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize P. J. O’Rourke October 10, 2014
My (Electronic) Cigarette Addiction Eli Lake January 30, 2013
BP’s Chief Fights for Survival Tom Bower July 4, 2010
Hillary’s Secret Weapon Sandra McElwaine June 11, 2009
Is Dr. Ben Carson the Real Deal? Ilana Glazer April 4, 2013

Historical Examples

The Poniard’s Hilt Eugne Sue
Ranald Bannerman’s Boyhood George MacDonald
Somehow Good William de Morgan
Queen Elizabeth Jacob Abbott
Melomaniacs James Huneker

adjective
almost without motion; still: a calm sea
(meteorol) of force 0 on the Beaufort scale; without wind
not disturbed, agitated, or excited; under control: he stayed calm throughout the confusion
tranquil; serene: a calm voice
noun
an absence of disturbance or rough motion; stillness
absence of wind
tranquillity
verb
(often foll by down) to make or become calm
adj.
n.
v.
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