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Adj.1.equanimous - in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
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With 12 months of the year, the 12 days of Christmas 12 signs of the zodiac, and 12 apostles, 13 perhaps suffers for being the odd number to follow the more equanimous 12.
Micro datacenters are standard, equanimous, high density, cost effective and energy efficient datacenters in a single rack size area.
Framarin proposes that these Indian texts actually distinguish between a type of purpose that is equanimous (iccha in the Brahmasiddhi, vairagya in the Nyayasutra) and desires that are phenomenologically salient (raga and dveya in both texts).
The almost eighty-year-old Cage appeared in Bratislava-like a Taoist sage, serene and equanimous, with his answers to questions (in Merce Cunningham's words) "always marvellous".
Secondly, during 2000-2008, we can speak about an equanimous attitude towards the communist legacy, or the impossibility to eliminate from the society the points that enchain those two faces of the Romanian society, ante- and post- Decembrist.
In this interpretation, Santideva would have derived an is (emotional equanimity) from an is (lack of self), and a further argument is needed to explain why an emotionally equanimous person ought to act altruistically.
Numerous studies have shown that individuals are not always equanimous in the application of fair procedures.
Now that the weather is getting colder and the pennant races are in full swing, I am the world's most equanimous person.
In recent days my normally calm and equanimous temperament has been tested to the very limit by what can only be described as a barrage of text messages from all manner of establishments.
I wish they could become more equanimous about their epistemological position and less assuming in their methodological self-image.
The land's endless potential was echoed by Nothing essayist Karen Demavivas, who describes the land as striving to become a micro-utopia of conscious daily acts that "propagate an equanimous life in the present for the betterment of a community, and more broadly, society.