EQUANIMITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EQUANIMITY
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 n.  calmness of temperament; steadiness of mind under stress.
Classic Sentence:
1  In fact, she could endure the hospital with equanimity now because it was a perfect happy hunting ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  Only Mammy endured Scarlett's temper with equanimity and Mammy had had many years of training with Gerald O'Hara and his explosions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  Miss Bart listened with admirable equanimity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
4  Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
5  He would listen to the most pathetic appeals with the most discouraging politeness and equanimity.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
6  She was silently weeping, and he lay with her and went into her there on the hearthrug, and so they gained a measure of equanimity.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
7  This attack was a more serious matter than the last, and it was some time before Wildeve recovered his equanimity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
8  Endurance and despair, equanimity and gloom, the tints of health and the pallor of death, mingled weirdly in his face.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
9  Holmes had recovered his equanimity, though I still seemed to detect gleams of amusement in his expression.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  Bossuet, though very drunk, preserved his equanimity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
11  The laborers began to jeer the travelers and by their insolence disturbed the equanimity even of the cool Athos, who urged on his horse against one of them.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 20 THE JOURNEY
12  The little party recovered its equanimity at sight of the fragrant feast.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
13  The absence of old friends one can endure with equanimity.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In SECOND ACT
Example Sentence:
1  Even the inevitable strains of caring for an ailing mother did not disturb Bea's equanimity.
2  She maintained her equanimity throughout her long ordeal.