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Definitions for unruffled
ʌnˈrʌf əldun·ruf·fled

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unflurried, unflustered, unperturbed, unruffledadjective

    free from emotional agitation or nervous tension

    "the waiters were unflurried and good natured"; "with contented mind and unruffled spirit"- Anthony Trollope

  2. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffledadjective

    (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

    "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"


  1. unruffledadjective

    Calm, not ruffled, serene, at peace, unbothered.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unruffledadjective

    Calm; tranquil; not tumultuous.

    Vent all thy passion, and I’ll stand its shock,
    Calm and unruffled as a summer’s sea,
    When not a breath of wind flies o’er its surface. Addison.


  1. unruffled

    Unruffled is an adjective that describes someone or something that is not upset, disturbed, or agitated; composed and calm. It can refer to a person's demeanor, state of mind, or the condition of something being smooth and peaceful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unruffledadjective

    not ruffled or agitated; smooth; calm; tranquil; quiet

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unruffled

    un-ruf′ld, adj. not ruffled: calm.—v.i. Unruff′le, to settle into calmness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unruffled in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unruffled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unruffled in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Braude:

    Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.

  2. Mark E. Sackett:

    The Key is to be like a Duck, Smooth and unruffled on the surface but paddling furiously underneath!

  3. Schopenhauer:

    What a man can do and suffer is unknown to himself till some occasion presents itself which draws out the hidden power. Just as one sees not in the water of an unruffled pond the fury and roar with which it can dash down a steep rock without injury to itself, or how high it is capable of rising; or as little as one can suspect the latent heat in ice-cold water.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

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