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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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In the past 64 years we have been able to very very equanimously live with communities following their own personal laws which have been evolved out of their religious traditions...any attempt by the government to upset the intricate balance will only destroy Indian society and it would tear the society asunder from within."
It was hard to react equanimously to Casey especially, what with its almost vaudevillian insolence towards the Constitution and its cretinous language regarding "the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life" (that odd, horrifying moment when the nation's highest court seemed to have become the creature of Hugh Prather and Richard Bach).
He came up and discovered the love birds, pulled Metus off her, set him on his feet, and somewhat equanimously gave him the following advice: