Synonyms of 'calm'
not showing or not feeling agitation or excitementTry to keep calm and just tell me what happened.
He was marvellously cool, smiling as if nothing had happened.
She was standing beside him, very calm and composed.
She took them to visit her sedate, elderly cousins.
Police say she was cool and collected during her interrogation.
He spoke in a flat dispassionate tone.
He searched the man's impassive face for some indication that he understood.
Professional life-savers need to be calm and unflappable.
Anne had remained unruffled, very cool and controlled.
Officials who dealt with Mr Suarez described him as cool, detached, and unemotional.
He was cool and aloof, and imperturbable.
He was a man of the most equable temperament.
keeping your cool, ,
as cool as a cucumber,
not showing or not feeling agitation or excitementThe city appears relatively calm today.
(of weather) windlessThe normally calm waters of Mururoa lagoon heaved and frothed.
He sat very still for several minutes.
He's a nice quiet man.
This was only a brief upset in their smooth lives.
The area is famous for its mild winters.
She looked as calm and serene as always.
the placid waters of Lake Erie
The next day dawned sunny with a halcyon blue sky.
a balmy summer's evening
a joyous and restful three days
a pacific scene
a peaceful stateHe felt a sudden sense of calm and contentment.
a peaceful statethe rural calm of Grand Rapids, Michigan
to make or become calmShe took a deep breath to calm her nerves.
He would take her in his arms and soothe her.
They needed a win to settle their nerves.
Do something that you know relaxes you.
The offer has not appeased separatists.
Her crying slowly stilled.
The people's voice has been stilled.
He did what he could to allay the children's fears.
The meat they'd managed to procure assuaged their hunger.
It took a long time to quieten the paranoia of the West.
to make or become calmOfficials hoped this action would calm the situation.
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in the sense of allay
to reduce (fear, doubt, or anger)He did what he could to allay the children's fears.
in the sense of appease
to pacify (someone) by yielding to his or her demandsThe offer has not appeased separatists.
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