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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not easily excited or flustered.

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  • adj. calm and imperturbable, especially under pressure

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a temper not easily excited; free from passion; unshakably calm and collected.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not easily excited or confused; possessing clear and calm judgment; not acting hastily or rashly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional

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