- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) modif. cool .III(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Not easily excited, even under pressure: calm, collected, composed, cool, cool-headed, detached, even1, even-tempered, imperturbable, nonchalant, possessed, unflappable. See CALM.
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Unruffled — Un*ruf fled, a. [Pref. un not + ruffled.] Not ruffled or agitated; smooth; calm; tranquil; quiet. [1913 Webster] Calm and unruffled as a summer s sea. Addison. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
unruffled — index callous, controlled (restrained), dispassionate, nonchalant, patient, peaceable, phlegmatic, p … Law dictionary
unruffled — (adj.) 1650s in figurative sense, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of RUFFLE (Cf. ruffle). Literal meaning, in reference to feathers, leaves, etc., is recorded from 1816 … Etymology dictionary
unruffled — imperturbable, unflappable, nonchalant, *cool, composed, collected Analogous words: *calm, placid, peaceful, serene, tranquil: poised, balanced (see STABILIZE) Antonyms: ruffled: excited … New Dictionary of Synonyms
unruffled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not disordered or disturbed. 2) (of a person) not agitated; calm … English terms dictionary
unruffled — [un ruf′əld] adj. not ruffled, disturbed, or agitated; calm; smooth; serene SYN. COOL … English World dictionary
unruffled — [[t]ʌ̱nrʌ̱f(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as unruffled, you mean that they are calm and do not seem to be affected by surprising or frightening events. Anne had remained unruffled, very cool and controlled. Syn: unperturbed … English dictionary
unruffled — adjective Date: 1659 1. poised and serene especially in the face of setbacks or confusion 2. not ruffled ; smooth < unruffled water > Synonyms: see cool … New Collegiate Dictionary
unruffled — unruffledness, n. /un ruf euhld/, adj. 1. calm; not emotionally upset or agitated; steady; unflustered: He became all excited, but she remained unruffled. 2. not ruffled, as a garment; smooth. [1650 60; UN 1 + RUFFLE + ED2] Syn. 1. unperturbed,… … Universalium
unruffled — un|ruf|fled [ʌnˈrʌfəld] adj calm and not upset by a difficult situation use this to show approval ▪ Emily remained completely unruffled by the chaos … Dictionary of contemporary English
unruffled — adjective approving calm and not upset by a difficult situation: The Under Secretary remained completely unruffled … Longman dictionary of contemporary English