unflappable | unflappability

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GRE

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Banks

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Civil Services

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Meaning(s)

calm and composed

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unflappable - calm

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Somebody ‘unflappable’ is always assured, composed, and in control. They have the ability to avoid panicking or becoming angry or anxious even in difficult situations, which is a trait highly admired and sought after. For that reason, this word has only positive connotations.

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Synonyms imperturbable
Antonyms overwrought,jittery

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  1. Ashley is quite unflappable. Her ability to remain calm and composed even in a crisis is a big asset to this company.

  2. Daniel is a pretty laid back guy, but mediating these tense negotiations will certainly put his unflappability to the test.

  3. Despite the intensity of the rebuke he received his supervisor, Robert remained as unflappable as ever. He barely even blinked.

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