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.
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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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The latter, in spite of his imperturbability, grew pale.
The absolute imperturbability of the man who had once been his friend was disconcerting.
His countenance had resumed its habitual imperturbability.
Quasimodo had resumed, to all appearance, his first imperturbability. He had at first tried, in a quiet way and without much outward movement, to break his bonds.
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.
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.
That was the marvelous thing about Captain Dreyfus, his imperturbability. I had never seen such aplomb.
Todos, cual yo, de alla, puestas las manos, las rodillas por tierra, sollozando, cerrados de tormentos inhumanos, poderoso senor, t'estan rogando vuelvas los ojos de Misericordia!>>] (1.415-42) Sayavedra's entreaty to the monarch resounds with indignation at the imperturbability of a monarch who, only months before Cervantes's liberation, had signed with the Turks a treaty of non-intervention in the Mediterranean that abandoned the captives to their fate.
Cook's other hallmark, before the durability was evident, was his imperturbability -- at least until the farewell at the Oval perhaps becomes too emotional.
Direct seeing is stressed [as it is thought to lead to] an indestructive cycle of tranquility and imperturbability. (16) The aesthetics of Zen Buddhism poses a challenge to interreligious art, which is often rich in symbols and has, through its focus on interreligious dialogue, sometimes an overly didactic feel.
While it's natural to crave the insights and imperturbability of the grizzled veteran who introduced Wilbur to Orville, a freshly minted CFI is likely to be especially attentive, not to mention current on publications and regs, and sharp from recent drilling on all the required maneuvers.
the most wonderful proofs of what Nature can produce, (the survival of the fittest, no doubt--all the frailer samples dropt, sorted out by death)--as if to show how the earth and woods, the attrition of storms and elements, and the exigencies of life at first hand, can train and fashion men, indeed chiefs, in heroic massiveness, imperturbability, muscle, and that last and highest beauty consisting of strength--the full exploitation and fruitage of a human identity, not from the culmination--points of "culture" and artificial civilization, but tallying our race, as it were, with giant, vital, gnarl'd, enduring trees, or monoliths of separate hardiest rocks, and humanity holding its own with the best of the said trees or rocks, and outdoing them.