[ UK /ʌnɹˈʌfə‍ld/ ]
[ US /ənˈɹəfəɫd/ ]
  1. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    the quiet waters of a lagoon
    scarcely a ripple on the still water
    a smooth channel crossing
    unruffled water
    a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
    a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
  2. free from emotional agitation or nervous tension
    with contented mind and unruffled spirit
    the waiters were unflurried and good natured
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How To Use unruffled In A Sentence

  • Roulston appears unruffled by the lack of attention, his concern mainly extending to getting the young interested in science and electronics, which he regards as vital for the future of the economy.
  • Reasonable, unruffled, not put out by circumstances - his journey might seem to hint he wishes to earn the right to mock himself ‘doing time’.
  • (Of course, it’s easy to remain unruffled when the bypassed book is published by another divison.) I pointed the reviewer to my company’s media contact page for future reference and went about my day. When books walk « The Book Publicity Blog
  • Her stomach fluttered - this could kill her, possibly - and she clamped down on it, stilling her nerves until her mind was smooth and unruffled.
  • Steamed stuffed bun look calm, unruffled and continue to see her book.
  • Any problems will be easily dealt with and you can leave for work feeling calm and unruffled. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache
  • Because there is great benefit in seeming to be a big strong nation that is unroiled, unruffled and unbattered by the constant high seas of the world. From Disraeli to 'the Bang-Bang'
  • As she puts it she has always aimed to be the most confident, the most unruffled, the most serene.
  • ‘The heart still races,’ he insisted, although it has to be said that the great man looked as serenely unruffled by the prospect as ever.
  • May I be firm and resolute! May I be kind, compassionate, and friendly! May I be humble, calm, quiet, unruffled and serene! May I serve to be perfect! May I be perfect to serve!
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