un·​trou·​bled ˌən-ˈtrə-bəld How to pronounce untroubled (audio)
: not given trouble : not made uneasy
untroubled by the age difference

Examples of untroubled in a Sentence

she remains untroubled despite the chaos around her quietly canoeing on the untroubled waters of the lake
Recent Examples on the Web Locals tend to leave visiting royals relatively untroubled. Stephen Castle, New York Times, 1 May 2023 Of course, even the clarity of the air, the untroubled blue above us, carried the capability to cause concern. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2023 Spontaneous, untroubled and direct, Nadja teeters perilously close to becoming the kind of free-spirit muse that has morphed into the Manic Pixie Dream Girl cliché. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 25 July 2023 In the decades that followed, the official bodies of the medical profession seemed untroubled by this. Eyal Press, New York Times, 15 June 2023 Instead, Smith flutters through the book apparently untroubled by this obvious conflict of interest, his portrait of Peretti verging at times on hagiographic, and his attention to financial disclosure airily casual. Aaron Timms, The New Republic, 18 Apr. 2023 But Augeri was untroubled. Aarian Marshall, WIRED, 27 Feb. 2023 The weekend was far from untroubled, though. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2022 The pages featured the upper crust at play, horsing around and lounging about, untroubled yet serious. Hua Hsu, The New Yorker, 20 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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“Untroubled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untroubled. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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