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 ?
Not long afterwards when someone passed by and observed the unruffled calm of the Sea, he interrupted him and said, "It is again in want of dates, and therefore looks quiet."
His smooth, fair face was unruffled, almost undisturbed.
The great and terrible rose with unruffled composure.
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.
Otherwise, she was calm and unruffled, as when earlier she stood aside for him to pass in through the narrow iron door.
Nearer to you, the smooth and unruffled surface is studded with little islands, where the mountain sheep roam in considerable numbers.
Delcarte's buoyance was entirely unruffled. He came from under the tiger with a broad grin on his handsome face, nor could I perceive that a muscle trembled or that his voice showed the least indication of nervousness or excitement.
"There isn't the slightest doubt," Saxon answered with unruffled certainty.
I thought the doctor noticed it too; but he preserved his countenance, as usual, in a state of the most unruffled composure.
When I had reached a point where I could again see the dugout, I was just in time to see it glide un-harmed between two needle-pointed sentinels of granite and float quietly upon the unruffled bosom of a tiny cove.
De Coude fired once more, but the attitude of the ape-man--the utter indifference that was so apparent in every line of the nonchalant ease of his giant figure, and the even unruffled puffing of his cigarette--had disconcerted the best marksman in France.