unruffled

[uhn-ruhf-uhld]

Origin:
1650–60; un-1 + ruffle + -ed2

unruffledness, noun


1. unperturbed, tranquil, serene, imperturbable, cool, composed, peaceful, undisturbed.
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unruffle

[uhn-ruhf-uhl]
verb (used with object), unruffled, unruffling.
1.
to calm (someone).
2.
to smooth out (something).
verb (used without object), unruffled, unruffling.
3.
to become calm or smoothed out.

Origin:
1690–1700; un-2 + ruffle

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unruffled (ʌnˈrʌfəld)
 
adj
1.  unmoved; calm
2.  still: the unruffled seas
 
un'ruffledness
 
n

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unruffled
1659, in fig. sense, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of ruffle. Lit. meaning, in ref. to feathers, leaves, etc., is recorded from 1816.
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Example sentences
Only the great horned owl is unruffled by the skunk's chemical warfare.
When the press does not overreact, the public will likewise remain unruffled.
He's been unruffled in the face of some pretty heavy-duty attacks against him.
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