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Word: imperturbable

Definition: unshakably calm; placid


Sentences Containing 'imperturbable'

"My captain, you must have ere this perceived, respected sir"--said the imperturbable godly-looking Bunger, slightly bowing to Ahab--"is apt to be facetious at times; he spins us many clever things of that sort.
All the rest of that day, and from morning to night afterwards, she sat at that desk, scratching composedly with a hard pen, speaking in the same imperturbable whisper to everybody; never relaxing a muscle of her face, or softening a tone of her voice, or appearing with an atom of her dress astray.
And so saying, he moved along the windlass, here and there using his leg very freely, while imperturbable Bildad kept leading off with his psalmody.
At the same time Mercedes reappeared, paler than before, but with that imperturbable expression of countenance which she sometimes wore.
His books "On the Good" ("Peri Tagathou - Περὶ Τἀγαθοῦ") seem to have been of a better kind; in them he had minutely explained, mainly in opposition to the Stoics, that existence could neither be found in the elements because they were in a perpetual state of change and transition, nor in matter because it is vague, inconstant, lifeless, and in itself not an object of our knowledge; and that, on the contrary, existence, in order to resist the annihilation and decay of matter, must itself rather be incorporeal and removed from all mutability, in eternal presence, without being subject to the variation of time, simple and imperturbable in its nature by its own will as well as by influence from without.
I believe there never was anybody with such an imperturbable countenance when she chose.
The count's anxiety was manifested by a bright color which seldom appeared on the face of that imperturbable man.
``Alas, madame,''said the procureur with his imperturbable calmness of manner,``I consider those alone misfortunes which are irreparable.''
``Probably,''said Monte Cristo with his imperturbable tranquillity.

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