imperturbability


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im·per·turb·a·ble

 (ĭm′pər-tûr′bə-bəl)
adj.
Unshakably calm and collected: "His ... facial expression never deviated from the imperturbable mask" (Molly Worthen). See Synonyms at cool.

im′per·turb′a·bil′i·ty, im′per·turb′a·ble·ness n.
im′per·turb′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imperturbability - calm and unruffled self-assurance; "he performed with all the coolness of a veteran"
calmness - a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement

imperturbability

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His countenance had resumed its habitual imperturbability.
The latter, in spite of his imperturbability, grew pale.
Quasimodo had resumed, to all appearance, his first imperturbability.
I shock respectable sextons by the imperturbability I am able to assume before exciting inscriptions, and by my lack of enthusiasm for the local family history, while my ill-concealed anxiety to get outside wounds their feelings.
The absolute imperturbability of the man who had once been his friend was disconcerting.
It was so evident that John's imperturbability was not assumed, but was the result of the late proceedings under his roof, that the man stayed his hand in the very act of striking him, and turned away.
And that novitiate over, I was introduced to the elegance of the Bohemian way of life in the company of Antonin Heythum, the architect who had designed the Czech pavilion at the Brussels Exhibition, and his wife Charlotta, who was as much Polish flame, colour and vivacity as he was Czechoslovakian imperturbability.
Harris also reexamines Haig's supposed imperturbability.
The chapter then contrasts Burke's wielding of sentimental performance to Hastings' imperturbability, his ability to remain "an impassive cypher" (187).
Despite his public stance of imperturbability, privately Churchill was less than certain of the outcome.
Even Norway, that byword for Scandinavian imperturbability, has its hands befouled by scandal.
Bell didn't flinch, took 12 deliveries to get off the mark and proceeded to play with the imperturbability of a young Mike Atherton, laced with the cultured strokeplay of a Michael Vaughan.