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- adj. Not excitable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not excitable; not responsive to a stimulus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not easily excited
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Come to think of it, it was also up against Sky 1's very good police thriller Thorne, featuring rugged David Morrissey as unexcitable detective Tom, er … Thorne.
In both cases, friends say, he is doing it with an unexcitable steadiness that is a product of his Hawaiian upbringing.
I asked the governor, who is an unexcitable lawyer of about 60, if “his people” — I phrased it this way — were seeking independence from Iraq.
Hanna juxtaposed the "gentle, soft spoken and apparently unexcitable" Scott with the "cigar chewing, loud voiced movie impresario" of the old days and suggested that Scott epitomized a new kind of Hollywood producer, thoughtful men "with a more objective attitude toward the screen's function — and consequently a more detached view of their own importance."
That's why some otherwise unexcitable Mexicans are profoundly nervous about what the next six months may hold.
Obama was cool, diffident, above it all -- unflustered, unflappable, unexcitable and downright unexciting.
Yet Senator Obama has turned out to be the very contrary of all this: thoughtful, unexcitable, soothing.
Tyrone follows behind her, his usually unexcitable face animated.
Audiences, too, are staid and unexcitable, conspicuously older and more prosperous than the general populace.
The vice president was characteristically unexcitable.