un·​per·​turbed | \ ˌən-pər-ˈtərbd How to pronounce unperturbed (audio) \

Definition of unperturbed

: not worried, upset, or disquieted : not perturbed continued unperturbed by the interruption

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Maybe that’s one reason the stock market, a barometer of expectations of future economic growth, has been unperturbed by the budget impasse. Harold Furchtgott-roth, WSJ, "The Shutdown Won’t Stop Growth," 22 Jan. 2019 Were administrators unperturbed or merely uninterested? The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Harvard’s Education in Discrimination," 5 Aug. 2018 The animals were unperturbed, many of them lounging 30 feet or so off the road. Scott Craven, azcentral, "Bearizona: Top things to do at drive-thru wildlife park in Williams," 12 July 2018 The downward spiral of relations between Europe, and now Canada, with the United States over a range of issues has become an ongoing refrain, with only Trump appearing unperturbed by it. Washington Post, "After ‘diplomatic equivalent of a multiple-car pileup,’ U.S. allies brace for NATO summit," 28 June 2018 But left unperturbed in the wild, the animals pose no danger to people, and in fact play many vital ecological roles like eating insects. National Geographic, "Humans Gave Leprosy to Armadillos. Now, They’re Giving It Back," 28 June 2018 Stars of the park include the big cats (bobcats, lynx, and cougar), roly-poly black bears, and moose that munch all manner of browse, unperturbed by squealing youngsters. Patricia Harris And David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, "Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26," 21 June 2018 Taylor seems completely unperturbed by Bobby’s promises of absolute destruction — and by his obvious hurt. refinery29.com, "Billions Season 3 Finale Recap: "The Death Zone"," 11 June 2018 Then, she’ll be taught to remain unperturbed while the humans lift the stretcher into the air and load it into the back of an open-top truck fitted with a large container holding water. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, "National Aquarium dolphins are learning their biggest trick yet — traveling to a new home," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of unperturbed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unperturbed was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of unperturbed

: calm and relaxed : not upset or worried

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