Calmest
Calm Calm (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} (-[~e]r); superl. {Calmest} (-[e^]st)] 1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. ``Calm was the day.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Now all is calm, and fresh, and still. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]

2. Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech. ``Calm and sinless peace.'' --Milton. ``With calm attention.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Such calm old age as conscience pure And self-commanding hearts ensure. --Keble.

Syn: Still; quiet; undisturbed; tranquil; peaceful; serene; composed; unruffled; sedate; collected; placid. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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