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Ataraxia vs. Serenity

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Ataraxianoun

Tranquility of mind; absence of mental disturbance.

Serenitynoun

The state of being serene; calmness; peacefulness.

Ataraxianoun

Perfect peace of mind, or calmness.

Serenitynoun

A lack of agitation or disturbance.

Ataraxianoun

peace of mind

Serenitynoun

A title given to a reigning prince or similar dignitary.

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Ataraxia

Ataraxia (Greek: ἀταραξία, from alpha privative (, negation) and tarachē hence, , generally translated as , , or ) is a Greek term first used in Ancient Greek philosophy by Pyrrho and subsequently Epicurus and the Stoics for a lucid state of robust equanimity characterized by ongoing freedom from distress and worry. In non-philosophical usage, the term was used to describe the ideal mental state for soldiers entering battle.Achieving ataraxia is a common goal for Pyrrhonism, Epicureanism, and Stoicism, but the role and value of ataraxia within each philosophy varies in accordance with their philosophical theories.

‘a-’; ‘disturbance, trouble’; ‘unperturbedness’; ‘imperturbability’; ‘equanimity’; ‘tranquility’;

Serenitynoun

The quality or state of being serene; clearness and calmness; quietness; stillness; peace.

‘A general peace and serenity newly succeeded a general trouble.’;

Serenitynoun

Calmness of mind; eveness of temper; undisturbed state; coolness; composure.

‘I can not see how any men should ever transgress those moral rules with confidence and serenity.’;

Serenitynoun

a disposition free from stress or emotion

Serenitynoun

the absence of mental stress or anxiety

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