Definition of Imperturbableness
1. Noun. Calm and unruffled self-assurance. "He performed with all the coolness of a veteran"
Generic synonyms: Calmness
Derivative terms: Cool, Imperturbable, Imperturbable
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Literary usage of Imperturbableness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lux Mundi: A Series of Studies in the Religion of the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1890)
"... its self-reliance ; men threw themselves with a sort of defiance into the organization of conduct; 'imperturbableness' and ' self-sufficiency' became ..."
2. Ten Personal Studies by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1908)
"... the staying power and absolute imperturbableness which enabled him to prolong a situation to most men intolerable brings this much of Nemesis, ..."
3. A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies: During the Transition from by Richard Robert Madden (1835)
"... the ineffable imperturbableness of the slave-holder's feelings, while he is dinging into my ear, in reply to every appeal I can make to his humanity, ..."
4. The Finality of the Christian Religion by George Burman Foster (1906)
"For the old, man was saved by imperturbableness and peace; for the new, by trouble and struggle and sorrow. For the old, man was saved by belief; ..."
5. A Manual of Moral Philosophy: Designed for Colleges and High Schools by Andrew Preston Peabody (1873)
"But happiness consists in imperturbableness of spirit, that is, in suspense of judgment; and as it is our duty to promote our own happiness, it is our duty ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"1 had nothing in my favour to balance this, but a sort of constitutional equanimity and imperturbableness of temper, which, if I was at any time silenced, ..."