victoriousvocabulary: ATARAXIA [noun] a Greek …

victoriousvocabulary:

ATARAXIA

[noun]

a Greek term used by Pyrrho and Epicurus for a lucid state, characterised by freedom from worry or any other preoccupation; a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity; serenity.

Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraksía), – (a-), “negative prefix” + ταράσσω (tarássō), “trouble, disturb”.

[RHADS – Holiday]