un·​trou·​bled | \ ˌən-ˈtrə-bəld How to pronounce untroubled (audio) \

Definition of untroubled

1 : not given trouble : not made uneasy untroubled by the age difference

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she remains untroubled despite the chaos around her quietly canoeing on the untroubled waters of the lake
Recent Examples on the Web The lyrics, written by chorus members, gave an unsettled, personal dimension to the children’s seemingly untroubled games. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, "‘Ellen Reid Soundwalk’ Review: Scoring Central Park," 29 Sep. 2020 Kansas City’s offensive line kept Mahomes unsacked and largely untroubled while Chiefs defensive star Chris Jones dropped Jackson twice in the first half. Childs Walker, baltimoresun.com, "Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 34-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs," 29 Sep. 2020 Los Rojiblancos looked defensively resolute and relatively untroubled, and with Partey providing the perfect shield for his defence, Simeone brought on two forwards to frighten los Merengues. SI.com, "Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Report, Ratings & Reaction as Tense Derbi Madrileño Ends All Square," 28 Sep. 2019 But this week, when perhaps our faith in civil servants and our generally untroubled union was tested more than usual, all the Masses were canceled: coronavirus. Michelle Krupa, CNN, "Mass then brunch online. My Sunday amid coronavirus," 22 Mar. 2020 The delay in the Reimer case, however, was unprecedented, and every day without a ruling fed a mounting fear at OSI that Reimer would be granted a graceful exit, an untroubled death on U.S. soil. Debbie Cenziper, Washington Post, "The Mystery of the Trawniki Nazis," 23 Jan. 2020 Ahmed seemed untroubled at being a pawn in this game. Frederic Wehrey, The New York Review of Books, "Among the Syrian Militiamen of Turkey’s Intervention in Libya," 23 Jan. 2020 Top city officials, pleased to have a reform strategy to present to the public, were untroubled. Ian Macdougall, ProPublica, "New York City Paid McKinsey Millions to Stem Jail Violence. Instead, Violence Soared.," 10 Dec. 2019 In the second, people tend to be at ease, untroubled, quick to laugh, expansive, and self-assured. Sam Wren-lewis, Quartz, "The secret of creating happy societies," 7 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of untroubled

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Untroubled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untroubled. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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un·​trou·​bled | \ ˌən-ˈtrə-bəld How to pronounce untroubled (audio) \

Kids Definition of untroubled

: not troubled : free from worry

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