Calm in a sentence

The word "calm" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of calm and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Calm

  • Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.
  • To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds.
  • To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions.
  • Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed.
  • Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech.
  • steadiness of mind under stress
  • wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
  • cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
  • make steady
  • become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
  • make calm or still
  • (of weather) free from storm or wind

How to use calm in a sentence. Calm pronunciation.

Did they move as dead men among the living, devitalised, vacuous calm?
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He turned with a calm face to the door behind which sat the displaced favourite of the Prince, his mind at rest, the trouble gone out of his eyes.
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In David's calm voice was the ring of destiny.
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The eye was never tired of gazing, night or day, in calm or storm; it suffered but one grief, and that was that it could not look always, but must close sometimes in sleep.
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It and several other letters from the same calm hand were the main means of converting me.
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In spite of the vehement and indignant tones in which his lodger spoke, the senator remained perfectly calm, and presently went away to ask his wife whether she by chance, while he was asleep, had opened the house to the missing woman.
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But from the exit of the station he walked slowly, in part to calm himself, to assume his ordinary appearance, and in part to think over the comedy he was going to play.
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Well, it was over, and by Wednesday the house would be restored to its ancient calm.
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Free to behave as he thought fit, Mumford beckoned Cobb to follow him into the front garden, where they conversed with masculine calm.
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He saw life clearly in its various manifestations, and described it as he saw it, from the calm and lonely vantage-ground of genius.
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His calm account of their unblushing knavery is entirely free from either vindictive malice or superior contempt.
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One longs for his death with murderous intensity, and when, on the last page, he throws himself under the train, the reader experiences a calm and sweet relief.
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Later, the challenger meets Sanin in the street, and goaded to frenzy by his calm and contemptuous stare, strikes him with a whip; he immediately receives in the face a terrible blow from his adversary's fist, delivered with all his colossal strength.
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He is invariably calm and collected; he never loses his temper in an argument; he questions the most fundamental beliefs and principles with remorseless logic.
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In the midst of his troubled and self-tortured comrades, Sanin stands like a pillar, calm, unshakable.
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These seven are an extraordinary group, ranging from calm, courageous, enlightened individuals to creatures of such dull stupidity that one wonders if they ever once were men.
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One Sunday he lay just where we put him, so quiet and still, with the sweet baby face so white and calm, we thought we should lose him soon, the little hands and feet were so cold.
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They also prayed, and soon left Kincaid, saying that they felt more calm, and could leave the matter with God.
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But the little sufferer was patient and calm, and even hopeful; sitting through the dark days meditating on what he had learned at the mission Sabbath-school, and repeating passages of Scripture and many a beautiful hymn.
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The day fixed drew near, but there was no flour in the house, and the wind-mills, in consequence of a long calm, stretched out their arms in vain to catch the rising breezes.
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Examples of Calm

Example #1
His life had been suddenly twisted out of recognition.
Example #2
Was this, then, the way that murderers felt, that men felt who took human life-so frozen, so little a part of their surroundings?
Example #3
Would he emerge safe and successful, or be carried away by some strong undercurrent, be battered on unseen rocks?
Example #4
Would his strength, his knowledge, his skill, be equal to the enterprise?
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It was dispassionate, judicial; it had neither hatred nor pity.
Example #6
It fell on Harrik's ear as though from some far height.