Unsurprisingly, I have found Norway to be one of the sanest, calmest, most beautiful countries I have ever lived in.
The problems are of very great difficulty, and call for the calmest consideration and clearest foresight.
You will hear them confess in the calmest way, 'I was afraid.'
Rob and Skookie were perhaps the calmest of the four, and Rob undertook to do what he could to encourage his companions.
It took a lot to disconcert Sam, and he was the calmest person present.
He felt that his course of action must be shaped by the calmest judgment, if lise were to be rescued from her surroundings.
She assisted the surgeon in the most skilful but the calmest manner.
Even on the calmest day I could not have been heard, and fully understanding this, I held my peace.
He was easily the calmest of us all as we crowded about him at a respectful distance.
For a brief moment the calmest are carried away by intensity of patriotic feeling.
late 14c., from Old French calme "tranquility, quiet," traditionally from Old Italian calma, from Late Latin cauma "heat of the mid-day sun" (in Italy, a time when everything rests and is still), from Greek kauma "heat" (especially of the sun), from kaiein "to burn" (see caustic). Spelling influenced by Latin calere "to be hot." Figurative application to social or mental conditions is 16c.
late 14c., from Old French calme, carme "stillness, quiet, tranquility," from the adjective (see calm (adj.)).
late 14c., from Old French calmer or from calm (adj.). Related: Calmed; calming.