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Christian was steadily cheerful that morning, imperturbably practical.

"Be patient; the time will come," Jean imperturbably replied.

Peter tried to find the speakers with his gaze for a moment and then went on imperturbably.

"I did the best for you and the Company," said Makola, imperturbably.

"This is true in every particular," said Croustillac imperturbably.

"That's another thing the boys taught us," replied Polly imperturbably.

"Showed they knew their business," returned Zeke imperturbably.

"That wouldn't have settled the matter," continued Bradley, imperturbably.

She was so absolutely, imperturbably grave that no one dared to laugh.

"—and then invite them to a party," Blue Bonnet went on imperturbably.

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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