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  • 181nerveless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. listless; cowardly. See cowardice, weakness.Ant., nervy, bold. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Weak] Syn. spineless, nervous, feeble; see afraid 1 , cowardly 1 , weak 3 . 2. [Calm] Syn. controlled,… …

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  • 182sober — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. grave, quiet, sedate, staid, serious; abstemious; drab, plain, severe, unadorned; calm, moderate; thoughtful; subdued; inconspicuous; demure; earnest; solemn, somber. See moderation, inexcitability …

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  • 183careful — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. meticulous, thorough, painstaking, scrupulous, cautious, wary, circumspect, discreet, solicitous, concerned, deliberate, provident, conservative, prudent, particular, rigorous, fussy, finicky, prim, exacting, sober,… …

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  • 184calm — 1. adjective 1) she seemed very calm Syn: serene, tranquil, relaxed, unruffled, unperturbed, unflustered, untroubled; equable, even tempered; placid, unexcitable, unemotional, phlegmatic; composed, calm, cool, and col …

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  • 185collected — adjective she is the most collected gymnast on the team Syn: calm, cool, self possessed, self controlled, composed, poised; serene, tranquil, relaxed, unruffled, unperturbed, untroubled; placid, quiet, sedate, phlegmatic; informal unfazed,… …

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  • 186composed — adjective she remained composed throughout the ordeal Syn: calm, collected, cool, cool as a cucumber, cool, calm, and collected , self controlled, self possessed; serene, tranquil, relaxed, at ease, unruffled, unperturbed, untroubled; equable,… …

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  • 187debonair — adjective as debonair as Cary Grant Syn: suave, urbane, sophisticated, cultured, self possessed, self assured, confident, charming, gracious, courteous, gallant, chivalrous, gentlemanly, refined, polished, well bred, genteel, dignified …

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  • 188dispassionate — adjective 1) a calm, dispassionate manner Syn: unemotional, emotionless, impassive, cool, calm, calm, cool, and collected , unruffled, unperturbed, composed, self possessed, self controlled, unexcitable; informal laid back Ant …

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  • 189imperturbable — adjective the guide dogs are trained to be imperturbable Syn: self possessed, composed, calm, cool, and collected, coolheaded, self controlled, serene, relaxed, unexcitable, even tempered, placid, phlegmatic; unperturbed, unflustered, unruffled;… …

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  • 190unperturbed — adjective Daniel was unperturbed by the outburst Syn: untroubled, undisturbed, unworried, unconcerned, unmoved, unflustered, unruffled, undismayed, impassive; calm, composed, cool, collected, unemotional, self possessed, self assured, levelheaded …

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  • 191urbane — adjective the urbane English professor Syn: suave, sophisticated, debonair, worldly, cultivated, cultured, civilized, cosmopolitan; smooth, polished, refined, self possessed; courteous, polite, well mannered, mannerly, civil, charming …

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  • 192clearheaded — adj 1. astute, discerning, perceptive, penetrating, piercing; perspicacious, percipient, discriminating, appercipient; bright, smart, sharp, shrewd, keen, quick, Inf. quick on the trigger; sagacious, sapient, wise. 2. alert, wide awake, aware,… …

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  • 193collected — adj calm, composed, self possessed, cool, Inf. together; nonchalant, at ease, unruffled, unex cited, undisturbed, unperturbed, undismayed, untroubled, sedate; self controlled, poised, balanced, steady; imperturbable, inexcitable, unflappable,… …

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  • 194composed — adj calm, collected, self possessed, cool, Inf. together; nonchalant, at ease, unruffled, untroubled, unperturbed, undisturbed, unexcited, undismayed; sedate, tranquil, serene, placid; self controlled, poised, balanced, steady; imperturbable,… …

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  • 195cool — adj 1. chilly, chill, nippy, unheated, unwarmed, heatless, sunless; breezy, draughty, windy. 2. composed, collected, Inf. together, self possessed, self controlled; easy going, relaxed, even tempered, imperturbable, unexcitable, unflappable;… …

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  • 196dispassionate — adj 1. calm, composed, collected, self possessed, cool, Inf. cool as a cucumber, Inf. together; unemotional, unexcitable, unflappable, imperturbable, even tempered, easygoing; poised, balanced, steady, self controlled; nonchalant, matter of fact …

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  • 197imperturbable — adj inexcitable, unflappable, even tempered, easy going; self controlled, steady, poised, balanced; calm, collected, composed, self possessed, cool, Inf. cool as a cucumber, Inf. together; nonchalant, at ease, unruffled, untroubled, undismayed,… …

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  • 198level-headed — adj 1. reasonable, sensible, com monsense, commonsensical; prudent, cautious, careful, circumspect; wise, sagacious, shrewd, calculating. 2. composed, calm, collected, self possessed, Inf. together; cool, cool headed, passionless, impassive,… …

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  • 199nerveless — adj 1. cool, cool headed, calm, unruffled, unperturbed, undisturbed, untroubled, placid, tranquil, serene; composed, collected, controlled, self controlled, self possessed, steady, steady handed; dispassionate, impassionate, unemotional,… …

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  • 200nonchalant — adj unconcerned, unsolicitous, pococurante, blase, indifferent, apathetic, uninterested, disinterested, lukewarm, cool, calm, composed, collected, self possessed, Inf. together, imperturbable, unexcitable, dispassionate, unflappable, even… …

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