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Not feeling, showing, or affected by anxiety or problems.‘a man untroubled by a guilty conscience’‘an untroubled gaze’
unworried, unperturbed, unconcerned, unruffled, undisturbed, undismayed, unbothered, unagitated, unflusteredView synonyms
- ‘Finns are the most carefree users of paper, untroubled by ‘how many trees had to die for this’ guilt.’
- ‘Neither side could get its act together, and the respective goalkeepers remained relatively untroubled.’
- ‘I was all the more disappointed that he seemed so untroubled by the failure of education to dent the broader structures of inequality.’
- ‘We have plenty of evidence of people who have grown up and never known they were adopted or who were born as a result of donor insemination and are utterly untroubled.’
- ‘Normally the epitome of composure, the midfielder appeared to stub his toe in the act of shooting and he was again untroubled.’
- ‘Australia's relations with Indonesia were relatively untroubled during the early years of the 1970s.’
- ‘Unlike other men, I'm untroubled by the growing trend of males turning in academically poorer performances than females.’
- ‘Once again she tried to plunge herself into a deep, untroubled sleep.’
- ‘Some of the boycotters are untroubled by this other side of the story, because they simply don't allow that there is one.’
- ‘Its most famous victim, Pompeii, is at its best in autumn, when, untroubled by crowds, you can wander at will through the maze of highways and alleys.’
- ‘King James's Arcadian vision of untroubled togetherness appears to have been realized.’
- ‘Let your heart be untroubled by judgements - they're simply an old habit.’
- ‘And since it makes sensible use of halls rather than fields, the event is untroubled by rain, mud and overflowing toilets.’
- ‘With both defences standing firm, the scorers remained untroubled until the final minute of the first period.’
- ‘She looked so peaceful and untroubled when she slept; it truly accented her beauty in his eyes.’
- ‘She is at the age where life is completely untroubled.’
- ‘The serene and apparently untroubled marriage of the royal pair is remarkable.’
- ‘Those who are untroubled by the norms of society suffer from much lower levels of stress, so their immune response systems function more efficiently.’
- ‘The lake stretched serene and untroubled to the opposite shore where a hiker can still encounter bears and cougars.’
- ‘It continues to be tolerated by an unecstatic but untroubled public.’
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