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  • 81comeliness — n 1. prettiness, loveliness, beauty, pulchritude, handsomeness; fairness, attractiveness, eye appeal, allurement; charm, grace, glamour, appeal, win someness, Scot. bonniness; wholesomeness, rosiness, blossom, flower, glow, radiance; sightliness …

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  • 82decorum — n 1. etiquette, protocol, punctilio, good form, the thing to do; politeness, good manners, mannerliness, best behavior; gentility, breeding, gen tlemanliness, ladylikeness, dignity, sedateness, respectability, decency. 2. propriety, properness,… …

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  • 83equilibrium — n 1. balance, equipoise, equipollence, equipollency, equiponderance, equiponderancy; equivalence, equality, parity, par; equalization, uniformity, symmetry. 2. equanimity, calmness, cool, coolness, sang froid, imperturbability; sedateness,… …

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  • 84heaviness — n 1. heft, heftiness, weight, weightiness, ponderousness, gravity; size, volume, mass, substance, bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude. 2. turbulence, tempestuousness, storminess, wildness, roughness. 3. graveness, seriousness,… …

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  • 85melancholy — n 1. despondency, dejection, depression, mopishness, Psychiatry. hypochondria; gloominess, Psychiatry. melancholia, misery, miserableness, wretchedness, distress, broken heartedness; grief, sadness, Fr. tristesse. sorrow, dolor, anguish; doldrums …

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  • 86nonchalance — n unconcern, unsolicitude, pococurantism, indifference, apathy, neutrality, lukewarmness; coolness, calmness, self possession, collectedness, composedness; imperturbability, inexcitability, dispassionateness, unflappability, even temperedness,… …

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  • 87poise — n 1. balance, equilibrium, equipoise, equi pollence, equipollency, equiponderance, equiponder ancy; equivalence, equality, parity, par;, correspondence, evenness, levelness; equalization, uniformity, symmetry, parallelism. 2. composure, aplomb,… …

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  • 88presence of mind — n alertness, self possession, aplomb; composure, steadiness, stability, self restraint, self control, collectedness; equanimity, calmness, equilibrium, balance; sang froid, cool, imperturbability; level headedness, common sense, rationality;… …

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  • 89propriety — n 1. properness, correctitude, correctness, conformity; decorum, decency, suitability, suitableness, appropriateness, seemliness, becom ingness, fitness, congruity. 2. etiquette, protocol, punctilio, good form, the thing to do; politeness, good… …

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  • 90self-control — n 1. self restraint, restraint, control, self discipline. See self denial(def. 2). 2. abstemiousness, abstention, Puritanism, nonindulgence; temperance, moderation, sobriety. See self denial(def. 3). 3. will power, strength of character, moral… …

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  • 91severity — n 1. harshness, rigor, rigorousness, stringency, asperity, strictness, roughness, extremity; inflexibility, unbendingness, unyieldingness, obdurateness, flintiness; persistence, unremittance, inexorability, implacability, relentlessness;… …

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  • 92sobriety — n 1. soberness, teetotalism, nephalism, abstinence; prohibition, blue ribbonism; Rechabitism. 2. temperance, moderation, self restraint, self control; refrainment, forbearance, desistance; abstention, nonindulgence, abstemiousness; continence,… …

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  • 93sedate — /səˈdeɪt / (say suh dayt) adjective 1. calm, quiet, or composed; sober; undisturbed by passion or excitement. –verb (t) (sedated, sedating) 2. to calm or put to sleep by means of sedatives. {Latin sēdātus, past participle, calmed} –sedately,… …

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  • 94composure — [n] calmness, collectedness accord, aplomb, assurance, balance, calm, contentment, control, cool*, cool head*, coolheadedness, coolness, dignity, dispassion, ease, equanimity, equilibrium, evenness, even temper, fortitude, harmony,… …

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  • 95moderation — [n] temperance balance, calmness, composure, constraint, coolness, dispassionateness, equanimity, fairness, forbearance, golden mean, judiciousness, justice, justness, lenity, measure, mildness, moderateness, patience, poise, quiet,… …

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  • 96seriousness — [n1] humorlessness calmness, coolness, earnest, earnestness, gravity, intentness, sedateness, serious mindedness, sincerity, sober mindedness, sobriety, solemnity, staidness, sternness, thoughtfulness; concepts 410,657 Ant. funniness, humor,… …

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  • 97tranquility — [n] peace, quiet ataraxia, calm, calmness, composure, coolness, equanimity, hush, imperturbability, imperturbation, law and order, order, peacefulness, placidity, quietness, quietude, repose, rest, restfulness, sedateness, serenity, stillness;… …

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  • 98sedate — Ⅰ. sedate [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) calm and unhurried. 2) staid and rather dull. DERIVATIVES sedately adverb sedateness noun. ORIGIN originally used also as a medical term in the sense «not sore or painful»: from Latin sedare settle …

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  • 99sedately — Ⅰ. sedate [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) calm and unhurried. 2) staid and rather dull. DERIVATIVES sedately adverb sedateness noun. ORIGIN originally used also as a medical term in the sense «not sore or painful»: from Latin sedare settle …

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  • 100gravity — [grav′i tē] n. pl. gravities [L gravitas, weight, heaviness < gravis, heavy: see GRAVE1] 1. the state or condition of being grave; esp., a) solemnity or sedateness of manner or character; earnestness b) danger or threat; ominous quality [the… …

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