ataraxia

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ataraxia

(ˌætəˈræksɪə) or

ataraxy

n
(Medicine) calmness or peace of mind; emotional tranquillity
[C17: from Greek: serenity, from ataraktos undisturbed, from a-11 + tarassein to trouble]

at•a•rax•i•a

(ˌæt əˈræk si ə)

also at′a•rax′y,



n.
a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.
[1595–1605; < Latin < Greek: calmness <a- a-6 + taraktós, v. adj. of tarássein to disturb]
at`a•rac′tic (-tɪk) at`a•rax′ic, adj., n.

ataraxia

a state of tranquility free from anxiety and emotional disturbance. — ataractic, ataraxic, adj.
See also: Happiness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ataraxia - peace of mindataraxia - peace of mind        
serenity, tranquility, placidity, tranquillity, repose, quiet - a disposition free from stress or emotion
Translations
ataràxia
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ataraxie

at·a·rax·i·a

, ataraxy
n. ataraxia; impasividad.