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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).
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unruffled

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

(ʌnˈrʌf əld)

adj.
1. calm; composed; unflustered.
2. not ruffled, as a surface; smooth.
[1650–60]
un•ruf′fled•ness, n.
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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"
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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
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unruffled

adjective
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unruffled

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

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

[ʌnˈrʌfld] adj (person) → imperturbato/a; (hair) → a posto; (water) → senza un'increspatura
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References in classic literature ?
And they went through, winning half the length of the lake by nightfall and pulling on through all the night hours as the wind went down, falling asleep at the oars and being rapped awake by Liverpool, toiling on through an age-long nightmare while the stars came out and the surface of the lake turned to the unruffledness of a sheet of paper and froze skin-ice that tinkled like broken glass as their oar-blades shattered it.
And all this was done by the mildest hearted, and most blue-eyed gentleman in the world, who, according to the patriarchal fashion of those days, was a gentle, white-haired worshiper of the household gods; the gentlest husband, and the gentlest father; the kindest of masters to his slaves; of the most wonderful unruffledness of temper; a serene smoker of his after-dinner pipe; a forgiver of many injuries; a sweet-hearted, charitable Christian; in fine, a pure, cheerful, childlike, blue-eyed, divine old man; in whose meek, majestic soul, the lion and the lamb embraced--fit image of his God.
By old convention, rooks and crows are birds of evil omen, yet in Bridges's poems they tend to be, as he put it in "The Garden in September," resolutely "on business bent." They may hold "stormy council" in the high trees, but they constitute an "ancient polity," in league with the "aromatic phlox" and "dewy lawns." The most disturbing instance of this sovereign unruffledness must be "On a Dead Child," a poem written out of Bridges's own medical experience (and which, despite its early use of "sprung rhythm," his close friend Gerard Manley Hopkins disliked intensely).