ataraxia

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See also: ataràxia

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From Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraxía), ἀ- (a-, negative prefix) + ταράσσω (tarássō, trouble, disturb).

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ataraxia (usually uncountable, plural ataraxias)

  1. (literary, Greek philosophy) Tranquility of mind; absence of mental disturbance.
    • (Can we date this quote by Glanvill and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      On this account the Scepticks affected an equipondious neutrality as the only means to their ataraxia, and freedom from passionate disturbances.

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraxía).

Noun[edit]

ataraxia inan

  1. ataraxia

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraxía).

Noun[edit]

ataraxia f (plural ataraxias)

  1. ataraxia

Romanian[edit]

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ataraxia f

  1. definite nominative singular of ataraxie: the ataraxia
  2. definite accusative singular of ataraxie: the ataraxia

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraxía).

Noun[edit]

ataraxia f (plural ataraxias)

  1. ataraxia

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