ataraxia

noun
at·a·rax·ia | \ ˌat-ə-ˈrak-sē-ə \
variants: or ataraxy \ˈat-ə-ˌrak-sē \
plural ataraxias or ataraxies

Medical Definition of ataraxia 

: calmness untroubled by mental or emotional disquiet

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