unruffled


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un·ruf·fled

 (ŭn-rŭf′əld)
adj.
1. Not agitated emotionally; calm: remained unruffled throughout the crisis; is known for her unruffled demeanor.
2. Not disordered or disturbed physically: "The big ketch lay motionless on unruffled water; the float line drifted slack" (Robert Stone).

unruffled

(ʌnˈrʌfəld)
adj
1. unmoved; calm
2. still: the unruffled seas.
unˈruffledness n

un•ruf•fled

(ʌnˈrʌf əld)

adj.
1. calm; composed; unflustered.
2. not ruffled, as a surface; smooth.
[1650–60]
un•ruf′fled•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unruffled - free from emotional agitation or nervous tensionunruffled - free from emotional agitation or nervous tension; "the waiters were unflurried and good natured"; "with contented mind and unruffled spirit"- Anthony Trollope
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
2.unruffled - (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"
calm - (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"

unruffled

adjective
1. calm, cool, collected, peaceful, composed, serene, tranquil, sedate, placid, undisturbed, unmoved, unfazed (informal), unperturbed, unflustered Anne had remained unruffled, very cool and controlled.
2. smooth, even, level, flat, unbroken the unruffled surface of the pool

unruffled

adjective
Translations

unruffled

[ˈʌnˈrʌfld] ADJ
1. [person] → sereno, imperturbable
he carried on quite unruffledsiguió sin inmutarse
2. [hair, surface] → liso

unruffled

[ˌʌnˈrʌfəld] adj [person] → imperturbable
to be unruffled by sth → rester imperturbable devant qch

unruffled

adj persongelassen; searuhig, unbewegt; hairordentlich, unzerzaust; bedclothes, sheetsglatt gestrichen; calmunerschütterlich; she was or remained quite unruffledsie blieb ruhig und gelassen, sie bewahrte die Ruhe; to be unruffled by criticismsich durch Kritik nicht aus der Ruhe bringen lassen

unruffled

[ʌnˈrʌfld] adj (person) → imperturbato/a; (hair) → a posto; (water) → senza un'increspatura
References in classic literature ?
Without a courier, travel hasn't a ray of pleasure in it, anywhere; but with him it is a continuous and unruffled delight.
On the other was the dream-land of Elysian serenity -- the sanctuary of unruffled repose.
The last thing I saw was Littimer's unruffled eye; fraught, as I fancied, with the silent conviction that I was very young indeed.
Miss Wilson," he replied, unruffled, "if you insist on Smilash, you shall have Smilash; I take an insane pleasure in personating him.
It was possible, I reflected, that a mere different arrangement of the particulars of the scene, of the details of the picture, would be sufficient to modify, or perhaps to annihilate its capacity for sorrowful impression; and, acting upon this idea, I reined my horse to the precipitous brink of a black and lurid tarn that lay in unruffled lustre by the dwelling, and gazed down--but with a shudder even more thrilling than before--upon the remodelled and inverted images of the grey sedge, and the ghastly tree-stems, and the vacant and eye-like windows.
Nearer to you, the smooth and unruffled surface is studded with little islands, where the mountain sheep roam in considerable numbers.
If your death were to take place at this moment, my lord," replied Raoul, with unruffled composure, "I should, indeed, regard it as a great happiness, for this circumstance would prevent all kinds of evil remarks; not alone about yourself, but also about those illustrious persons whom your devotion is compromising in so absurd a manner.
Tim's sparking badly about something," says the unruffled Captain Hodgson.
I looked at her from time to time thinking: She has seen slavery, she has seen the Commune, she knows two continents, she has seen a civil war, the glory of the Second Empire, the horrors of two sieges; she has been in contact with marked personalities, with great events, she has lived on her wealth, on her personality, and there she is with her plumage unruffled, as glossy as ever, unable to get old: - a sort of Phoenix free from the slightest signs of ashes and dust, all complacent amongst those inanities as if there had been nothing else in the world.
Otherwise, she was calm and unruffled, as when earlier she stood aside for him to pass in through the narrow iron door.
Sillerton Jackson carried between his narrow hollow temples, and under his soft thatch of silver hair, a register of most of the scandals and mysteries that had smouldered under the unruffled surface of New York society within the last fifty years.
He had acquired calmness of demeanour and under most circumstances an unruffled exterior, so that now he could not show his feelings.