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- n. A state of calm, unruffled self-assurance; aplomb, composure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being imperturbable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being imperturbable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. calm and unruffled self-assurance
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His imperturbability was a valuable asset; he never lost heart or dreamed of retiring from the arena, nor did he ever cease to impress his party as being their most useful and acceptable representative.
That steely imperturbability which is alternately the pride and pleasure of Mr. Untermyer's friends, the glittering surface of which it is said no cloud has ever shadowed or no gale disturbed, was fast losing its distinction under the influence of the excitement that welled up in the heaving bosom of the eminent cross-examiner; and excitement and he were so remote, so studiously antagonistic, that I looked on and listened in wonder for the outcome.
In other cases it is a communal voice, the voice of a town faced with something unfamiliar that kicks the legs from under a shared sense of middle-class imperturbability.
There's also something of his bat-in-a-bubble imperturbability in England's Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook .
To me they seem to have become as irrelevant as a Biedermeier bathing suit or the imperturbability of a gentleman.
The desire to penetrate the surface of Egyptian imperturbability and fathom the hoary and arcane wisdom presumed to lurk beneath it is at least as old as Herodotus.
His intelligence and imperturbability may be more important now than any theatrical display of profanity.
I'm gonna try to buy him a drink (or a "drank," if you will) to see if we can get him a little more feisty and fiery in concert, crack through that pomaded sheen of imperturbability and let loose with some howls, a gyration or two (does he do that?) and other activities better suited to the Larimer Lounge.
I barked, with what I hoped was a not too stern forcefulness, combined with sufficient steel and empathy to create the appearance of a firm imperturbability.
I barked, with what I hoped was not too much stern forcefulness, with sufficient steel and empathy combined into a firm imperturbability.