unruffledness

unruffled

[uhn-ruhf-uhld]
adjective
1.
calm; not emotionally upset or agitated; steady; unflustered: He became all excited, but she remained unruffled.
2.
not ruffled, as a garment; smooth.

Origin:
1650–60; un-1 + ruffle + -ed2

unruffledness, noun


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