Perfect reassurance or calmness
- peace of mind
- Alt. of Ataraxy
also Englished as ataraxy, "calmness, impassivity," c.1600, from contemporary Latin, from Greek ataraxia "impassiveness," from a-, privative prefix, + tarassein (Attic tarattein) "to disturb, confuse," from PIE root *dher- (1) "to help make muddy, darken."
The Epicurean doctrine that total reassurance was a pleasurable condition of equilibrium. See Epicureanism. -- E.H.
(n.) Alt. of Ataraxy