eu·​taxy | \ ˈyüˌtaksē \
plural -es

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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History and Etymology for eutaxy

Greek eutaxia, from eutaktos orderly (from eu- + taktos ordered, from tattein, tassein to put in order) + -ia -y

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“Eutaxy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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