Adjective "unruffled" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not disordered or disarranged.
  1. 'There was a painting in gray and white before me, serene and unruffled as a frozen pond.'
  2. 'The chain hung straight down from the chock of the bowsprit and although our flags above flickered in the breeze, the water lay unruffled.'
  3. 'Like everything else in the picture, the water on which the barge floats is serene and unruffled, as in a tideless sea or lagoon.'
  4. 'The thin air was still, the surface of the great lake unruffled.'
  5. 'Chasing a target of 407, Yorkshire resumed on 12 without loss and never looked like saving the match, despite Lumb's unruffled 86 off 146 balls, with ten boundaries.'
  6. 'As she puts it she has always aimed to be the most confident, the most unruffled, the most serene.'
  7. 'However, it was time for formalities, and there were introductions all round, besides words of warm welcome for the winsome star who was her pleasant, confident self, seemingly unruffled by all the attention she was getting.'
  8. '‘This is a good year for me,’ agrees Imtiaz, looking characteristically unruffled on an unseasonally hot day in uncrushed white linen.'
  9. 'I was not aware of any restrictions and so unaware, had a good time unruffled and blithely went on working.'
  10. '‘We both used our grandfather's sword,’ Harsh says, unruffled.'
  11. 'She remained unruffled, and was similarly nonchalant about the the recent disclosure on the Internet of the true age of a large group of actresses, revealing her to be an old maid.'
  12. 'A model of patience, persistence and perseverance Marvan has taught not only the cricketers, but all of us, how to get a task nobly accomplished unperturbed and unruffled.'
  13. 'He appears remarkably unruffled, even after another day of questions, more questions, excitable headlines and warnings that the 178-year-old institution is on the slippery slope.'
  14. 'Redman has remained unruffled - he knows that the same critics who accuse him of selling out would also likely accuse him of being unchallenging if he stayed inside the frame.'


1. calm; not emotionally upset or agitated; steady; unflustered: He became all excited, but she remained unruffled.

2. not ruffled, as a garment; smooth.

More examples(as adjective)

"markets can be unruffled by newses."

"sellers can be unruffled by marches."

"residents can be unruffled by demises."

"places can be unruffled by rises."

"people can be unruffled by snows."

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