Unflappable vs Equanimity - What's the difference?

unflappable | equanimity |


As an adjective unflappable

is remaining composed and level-headed at all times; unswayed by adversity or excitement; impossible to fluster; not becoming frustrated or irritated easily.

As a noun equanimity is

the state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress.

unflappable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Remaining composed and level-headed at all times; unswayed by adversity or excitement; impossible to fluster; not becoming frustrated or irritated easily.
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  • Synonyms

    * (remaining composed under pressure) collected, cool, even-keeled

    Antonyms

    * (remaining composed under pressure) flappable

    equanimity

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Noun

  • the state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
  • * 1954 , Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinions
  • Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment.

    Synonyms

    * composure * calmness * even-mindedness * See also