Antonyms for calm

Antonyms for (noun) calm

Main entry: equanimity, composure, calm, calmness

Definition: steadiness of mind under stress

Usage: he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity

Antonyms: discomposure

Definition: a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure

Antonyms for (verb) calm

Main entry: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten

Definition: make calm or still

Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Antonyms: turn on, rouse, excite, charge, charge up, commove, agitate

Definition: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

Main entry: calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

Definition: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

Usage: The patient must be sedated before the operation

Antonyms: stimulate, brace, arouse, energise, energize, perk up

Definition: cause to be alert and energetic

Antonyms for (adj) calm

Main entry: calm

Definition: (of weather) free from storm or wind

Usage: calm seas

Antonyms: stormy

Definition: (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion

Antonyms: roughen

Definition: make rough or rougher

Antonyms: unsmooth, rough

Definition: having or caused by an irregular surface

Antonyms: rough, jolting, jolty, jumpy, bumpy, rocky

Definition: causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

Antonyms: rough

Definition: of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

Antonyms: moving

Definition: used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion

Antonyms: sparkling, effervescent

Definition: used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide

Antonyms: no longer, no more

Definition: not now

Antonyms: active

Definition: (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions

Antonyms: noisy

Definition: full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

Antonyms: unquiet

Definition: characterized by unrest or disorder

Antonyms: unsettled

Definition: not settled or established

Antonyms: unsettled

Definition: still in doubt

Main entry: calm, unagitated, tranquil, serene

Definition: not agitated; without losing self-possession

Usage: spoke in a calm voice; remained calm throughout the uproar; he remained serene in the midst of turbulence; a serene expression on her face; she became more tranquil; tranquil life in the country

Antonyms: discomposed

Definition: having your composure disturbed

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