unperturbed

adjective

un·​per·​turbed ˌən-pər-ˈtərbd How to pronounce unperturbed (audio)
: not worried, upset, or disquieted : not perturbed
continued unperturbed by the interruption

Examples of unperturbed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Francis appeared to be unperturbed, brushing off the criticism as electoral hyperbole. Elisabetta Povoledo, New York Times, 12 Feb. 2024 But teenagers inside are unperturbed, streaming off the coach and through the open gates, screaming with excitement. Loveday Morris, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2024 Affleck can be seen with an arm in the air, looking forlorn while running a hand through his hair, and appearing generally frustrated while talking to his wife, who seems unperturbed. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 31 Dec. 2023 The Dragons — unflappable, unperturbed, and unstoppable — didn’t seem to mind after play stopped in the middle of the first quarter. Trevor Hass, BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2023 Oddly, a man driven from his country as a boy by the rise of the Nazis seemed unperturbed by human rights abuses by governments in Africa, Latin America, Indonesia and elsewhere. David E. Sanger, New York Times, 30 Nov. 2023 Where the last game added meaningful new weapons and modes to the series' quirky online modes, this year's new model adds a sprinkling of online-only content, which at best leaves the formula unperturbed and, at worst, is in dire need of rebalancing. Sam MacHkovech, Ars Technica, 7 Sep. 2022 Hale seemed unperturbed by his arrest, certain his connections would save him from conviction. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Oct. 2023 The subject herself seems unperturbed by the sudden gender shift. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Unperturbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unperturbed. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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