Calm vs Unflappable - What's the difference?

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Calm is a related term of unflappable.


As adjectives the difference between calm and unflappable

is that calm is (of a person) peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety while 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 calm

is (in a person) the state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.

As a verb calm

is to make calm.

calm

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • (of a person) Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
  • (of a place or situation) Free of noise and disturbance.
  • (of water) with little waves on the surface.
  • Without wind or storm.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * (free from anger and anxiety) stressed, nervous, anxious * (free of noise and disturbance) disturbed * (without wind or storm) windy, stormy

    Derived terms

    * calm as a millpond * ice-calm

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (in a person) The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.
  • (in a place or situation) The state of being calm; absence of noise and disturbance.
  • A period of time without wind.
  • * Bible, Mark iv. 39
  • The wind ceased, and there was a great calm .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * ice-calm

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make calm.
  • to calm a crying baby
    to calm the passions
  • * Dryden
  • to calm the tempest raised by Aeolus
  • To become calm.
  • Synonyms

    * calm down, cool off, ease, pacify, quieten, soothe, subdue

    Anagrams

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    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