imperturbable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French imperturbable, from Late Latin imperturbābilis, from im- + perturbō + -bilis. Surface analysis im- + perturbable.

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imperturbable (comparative more imperturbable, superlative most imperturbable)

  1. Not easily perturbed, upset or excited.
    • 1962 August, G. Freeman Allen, “Traffic control on the Great Northern Line”, in Modern Railways, page 132:
      This sort of thing is meat and drink to the born Controller—and Controllers are born with the right imperturbable temperament for the job; hence the fact that they are recruited from many different grades of operating staff, and some recruits don't stay the course.
  2. Calm and collected, even under pressure.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin imperturbābilis.

Adjective[edit]

imperturbable (plural imperturbables)

  1. imperturbable

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin imperturbābilis.

Adjective[edit]

imperturbable m or f (plural imperturbables)

  1. imperturbable

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin imperturbābilis.

Adjective[edit]

imperturbable m (feminine singular imperturbabla, masculine plural imperturbables, feminine plural imperturbablas)

  1. imperturbable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin imperturbābilis.

Adjective[edit]

imperturbable (plural imperturbables)

  1. imperturbable

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