from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not disturbed or distracted.
  • adjective Without trouble or disturbance; calm.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not troubled; not disturbed by care, sorrow, or business; not agitated; unmoved; unruffled; not confused; free from passion: as, an untroubled mind.
  • Not disturbed or raised into waves or ripples: as, an untroubled sea.
  • Not foul; not turbid: as, an untroubled stream.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to a lack of worries.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress
  • adjective free from turmoil or worries
  • adjective free from fear or doubt; easy in mind


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  • 'reconciliation' -- is already completed; how much more will He do all that remains to be done, since He has it to do, not by death agonies any more, but in untroubled 'life,' and no longer for enemies, but for friends -- from whom, at every stage of it, He receives the grateful response of redeemed and adoring souls?

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  • It was not, as I remember, a fixed look or a determined look; it was the kind of untroubled careless glance a man might cast over his shoulder who heard a dog bark.

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  • In their later years (he died in 1999), they talked regularly and at last settled into the kind of untroubled companionship that had eluded them during their marriage.

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  • Given such a background, it may not be an 'untroubled' General Assembly which will have to deal with several important topics, as well as others which may crop up during the proceedings. - Frontpage RSS Feed 2009

  • The striking contrast with the revolution in sexual mores, fervently opposed by so many religious Americans, makes their relatively untroubled adjustment to these other two social revolutions particularly notable.

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  • But he is largely untroubled by fears that we will face killer robots or other forms of hostile AI.

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  • Their briskness across the stones, their ability to walk untroubled through current and spray and emerge with beaks crammed with larvae, the explosive calls and trilling year-round song that pierced through even this amplified rush of water over rock, were an abundant delight.

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  • The surviving families of 9/11 are surely untroubled that bin Laden was assassinated without the courtesy of judicial review.

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  • In other families, relationships that may have seemed untroubled in the past sometimes splinter completely due to some invisible fracture that has long lain hidden beneath an otherwise placid surface.

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