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Definition not easily upset or disturbed
  • As though for reassurance he looked up at the imperturbable face in the portrait.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Hard by, the aisle of the church called the d'Urberville Aisle looked on imperturbably.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • "Seven hundred and seven miles from Liverpool," replied Mr. Fogg, with imperturbable calmness.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • He was as imperturbable as ever, to all appearance, and nodded his head in a moralising way as he looked round the room.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • "I never suggest," returned Mr. Jackson imperturbably.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Imperturbably Karden waited for her sobbing to stop.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • CHAPTER L Rhett never deviated from his smooth, imperturbable manners, even in their most intimate moments.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • She thought it would annoy him, but he only folded his arms under his head, with an imperturbable, "That's not bad.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • There was something grotesque about him, sharpened by his grace and the imperturbable calm of his white face.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • Over Boris's shoulder: imperturbable faces of strange, cold women.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Powell continued imperturbably.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • But when St. John had mused a few moments he recommenced as imperturbably and with as much acumen as ever.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Washington was no less a commanding presence than ever, and except for his raging outburst at Kips Bay, he seemed imperturbable, entirely in control.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • Larger and ever more imperturbable was the mountain in the star-filtered darkness, and the lake a limitless pavement of black marble.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Dr. Stockmann (imperturbably).
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • " Abra continued in her concentrated imperturbability, "Do you want to have a mother?"
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • "Dug or stole is all the same!" boomed the imperturbable Gulden.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • "It's shore powerful strange how he hates thet handle Las Vegas," went on Roy, imperturbably.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • In the painting by Giorgione, the woman and her baby are imperturbable, the center of the universe.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • At the same time Mercedes reappeared, paler than before, but with that imperturbable expression of countenance which she sometimes wore.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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