Word of the Weekend: Imperturbabley

imperturbable:

Definition of IMPERTURBABLE

: marked by extreme calm, impassivity, and steadiness :serene
— im·per·turb·abil·i·ty  noun
— im·per·turb·ably  adverb

Examples of IMPERTURBABLE

  1. Although he seems outwardly imperturbable, he can get very angry at times.
  2. <the chef was absolutely imperturbable—even when the kitchen caught on fire>

Origin of IMPERTURBABLE

Middle English, from Late Latin imperturbabilis, from Latinin- + perturbare to perturb

First Known Use: 15th century

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