imperturbable

[ im-per-tur-buh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF imperturbable
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"Not now," said Phil, patting his shoulder, with imperturbable good-nature.

Then the doctor had understood, though his face was so imperturbable!

"Oh, ay, and some more forpye," was the imperturbable response.

The Hebrew took up the scroll with imperturbable composure, "My child!"

"Me no care if you be Gubnor or not," replied the imperturbable African.

He has a curiously subtle brain, and I do not know any one so imperturbable as he is.

He had recovered from the surprise of her coming and was again his imperturbable self.

Her movements are slow and imperturbable, as if she had much time before her.

And in the great obscurity, imperturbable, it heard him say he "washed his hands of everything."

Mrs. Black, astonished but imperturbable, bowed at this parenthesis.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from Middle French imperturbable and directly from Late Latin imperturbabilis "that cannot be disturbed" (Augustine), from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + *perturbabilis, from Latin perturbare "to confuse, disturb" (see perturb). Related: Imperturbably; imperturbability.

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