Definition of eutaxy
: good order or management whose keeping of Christmas … was an annual example of that competent eutaxy in which her life was ordered — Rose Macaulay
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Origin and Etymology of eutaxy
Greek eutaxia, from eutaktos orderly (from eu- + taktos ordered, from tattein, tassein to put in order) + -ia -y — more at tactics
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