Imperturbability sentence example

imperturbability
  • Mental imperturbability (arapaEia) was the result to be attained by cultivating such a frame of mind.
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  • It seems also true that the Academics were less overborne than the Pyrrhonists by the practical issue of their doubts (imperturbability); their interest was more purely intellectual, and they had something of the old delight in mental exercitation for its own sake (see Arcesilaus, Carneades, Aenesidemus, Agrippa and Sextus Empiricus).
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  • But there is a limit of imperturbability, and when that limit is reached, the subsequent passion is desperately vehement.
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  • The secret of success, here as elsewhere, is the writer's marvellous imperturbability in paradox, his teeming imagination and his rigid logic. Grant his premises, and all the rest follows; his world may be turned topsy-turvy, but the relative situation of its contents is unchanged.
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  • Pyrrho concludes that, since nothing can be known, the only proper attitude is imperturbability (ataraxia).
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