Synonyms and Antonyms of calmness
a state of freedom from storm or disturbance
- The unusual calmness of the lake gave its surface a strikingly glassy appearance.
calm, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)
evenness of emotions or temper
- Her resolute calmness in a crisis serves her well as a doctor in the emergency room.
aplomb, collectedness, composedness, composure, cool, coolness, countenance, equanimity, equilibrium, imperturbability, placidity, repose, sangfroid, self-possession, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness
alarm (also alarum), anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, disquiet, solicitude, uneasiness, worry
excitability, excitableness, nervousness
freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions
- a teacher who handles even the most vexing situations with a clearheaded calmness
care, concern, perturbation
strain, stress, tenseness, tension
consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, jitters, jumpiness, nervousness
fear, fearfulness, torment, upset
doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertainty